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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sciaenidae Drums or croakers

Genus: Pareques

(See list of species below)



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7 species
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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Pareques acuminatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pareques acuminatus
[High-hat]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pareques fuscovittatus (Kendall & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Pareques fuscovittatus
[Fusco drum]

Photo by Porcelli, D.

Western Atlantic

Pareques iwamotoi Miller & Woods, 1988

Photo by Porcelli, D.
 
Pareques iwamotoi
[Blackbar drum]

Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pareques lanfeari (Barton, 1947)

Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Pareques lanfeari
[Royal highhat]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Pareques perissa (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Pareques perissa
[Odd highhat]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pareques umbrosus (Jordan & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Pareques umbrosus
[Cubbyu]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pareques viola (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pareques viola
[Gungo highhat]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pareques acuminatus High-hat Western Atlantic 23 TL 1801
Pareques fuscovittatus Fusco drum Eastern Central Pacific 20 TL 1912
Pareques iwamotoi Blackbar drum Western Atlantic 1988
Pareques lanfeari Royal highhat Southeast Pacific 40 TL 1947
Pareques perissa Odd highhat Southeast Pacific 30 TL 1903
Pareques umbrosus Cubbyu Western Atlantic 25 TL 1889
Pareques viola Gungo highhat Eastern Pacific 25 TL 1898



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