Pacific croaker

The Pacific croaker lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

bass, weighing up to 60 lb (27 kg), is a Pacific croaker found as far north as Puget Sound. The spot, a small croaker, is commercially important in Virginia and the Carolinas, where the annual catch is estimated at 10 million lb (4.5 million kg) or more. More

Discussion No other Pacific croaker has more than 11 dorsal fin spines. This species and White Seabass (Atractoscion nobilis) are the only croakers found north of central California. White Croaker often occurs in schools. More

Halibut, Pacific Croaker and array of other West Coast Fish 2006 US Eastern Coast Champion Donna Gutheridge Ocean City Donna Gutheridge became the 2006 US Eastern Coast Champion by out catching her next closes Top Contender by 272 points More

Common names

Pacific croaker in English
太平洋叫姑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
太平洋叫姑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Sciaenidae
Genus : Johnius
Species : Johnius pacificus
Authority : Hardenberg, 1941