Orangemouth weakfish

The Orangemouth weakfish lives in the benthopelagic, brackish, marine environment.

including the Orangemouth Weakfish, Cynoscion xanthulum, the Shortfin Weakfish, Cynoscion parvipinnis, the Totoaba, Totoaba macdonaldi, the Yellowmouth Weakfish, Cynoscion squamipinnis and the Yellowtail Weakfish, Cynoscion stolzmanni, but each of these fish have straight or pointed caudal fins. More

orangemouth weakfish orangemouth weakfish (Cynoscion xanthulus) Page IndexIntroduction | | Links Click here to find some convenient links. More

eye), the Orangemouth Weakfish, Cynoscion xanthulum (short pectoral fins, caudal fin with a blunt point, bright yellow inside mouth), the Shortfin Weakfish, Cynoscion parvipinnis (silver-blue-grey appearance, short pectoral fins, two well separated dorsal fins, orange inside of mouth), the White Seabass, Atractoscion nobilis More

This one looks surprisingly similar to our Orangemouth Weakfish and is already on my list. Here is a photo of one of their Mexican cousins. Maybe some of our Australian friends target Mulloway and can comment on their habits. More

Down here is day for Orangemouth weakfish and night for Stolzmann's weakfish. But practically both can be targeted during the day also. What about your weakfish/seatrout? Thanks for your comments. More

Common names

Acoupa à gueule jaune in French (français)
Corvina in English
Corvina in sp
Corvina boca-amarilla in Spanish (español)
corvina boquinaranja in English
corvina boquinaranja in Spanish (español)
Corvina de aleta amarilla in Spanish (español)
Corvina de boca amarilla in Spanish (español)
orangemouth corvina in English
Orangemouth weakfish in English
Orangemundet skørfisk in Danish (dansk)
Weakfish in English
黃頜犬牙石首魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄颌犬牙石首鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Sciaenidae
Genus : Cynoscion
Species : Cynoscion xanthulus
Authority : Jordan & Gilbert, 1882