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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Centropomidae Snooks

Genus: Centropomus

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Centropomus armatus Gill, 1863

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus armatus
[Armed snook]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 36.2 cm TL
Centropomus ensiferus Poey, 1860

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Centropomus ensiferus
[Swordspine snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Centropomus medius Günther, 1864

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus medius
[Blackfin snook]

Photo by Dutka-Gianelli, J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 47.5 cm TL
Centropomus mexicanus Bocourt, 1868

Photo by Dutka-Gianelli, J.
 
Centropomus mexicanus
[Largescale fat snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 123 cm TL
Centropomus nigrescens Günther, 1864

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus nigrescens
[Black snook]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Centropomus parallelus Poey, 1860

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Centropomus parallelus
[Fat snook]

Photo by Barbosa, J.M./M. Deda

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Centropomus pectinatus Poey, 1860

Photo by Barbosa, J.M./M. Deda
 
Centropomus pectinatus
[Tarpon snook]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Centropomus poeyi Chávez, 1961

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Centropomus poeyi
[Mexican snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 35.3 cm TL
Centropomus robalito Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus robalito
[Yellowfin snook]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1792)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Centropomus undecimalis
[Common snook]

Photo by Cherson, A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Centropomus unionensis Bocourt, 1868

Photo by Cherson, A.
 
Centropomus unionensis
[Union snook]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Centropomus viridis Lockington, 1877

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Centropomus viridis
[White snook]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Centropomus armatus Armed snook Eastern Pacific 37 TL 1863
Centropomus ensiferus Swordspine snook Western Atlantic 36.2 TL 1860
Centropomus medius Blackfin snook Eastern Pacific 65 TL 1864
Centropomus mexicanus Largescale fat snook Western Atlantic 47.5 TL 1868
Centropomus nigrescens Black snook Eastern Pacific 123 TL 1864
Centropomus parallelus Fat snook Western Atlantic 72 TL 1860
Centropomus pectinatus Tarpon snook Western Atlantic 56 TL 1860
Centropomus poeyi Mexican snook Western Central Atlantic 90 TL 1961
Centropomus robalito Yellowfin snook Eastern Pacific 35.3 TL 1882
Centropomus undecimalis Common snook Western Atlantic 140 TL 1792
Centropomus unionensis Union snook Eastern Pacific 46 TL 1868
Centropomus viridis White snook Eastern Central Pacific 130 TL 1877



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