Western Atlantic seabream

Carolus Linnaeus described the Western Atlantic seabream in the 1758 edition of Systema Naturae.

The Western Atlantic seabream lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine environment.

The Western Atlantic seabream, Archosargus rhomboidalis is an ocean-going species of fish in the family (biology)|family, Sparidae. It was first described in 1758 by the “father of modern taxonomy,” Carolus Linnaeus, in the 10th edition of his book, Systema Naturae. More

The Western Atlantic Seabream lives has a range from Argentina all the way to the New Jersey area. Lives over mud bottoms in mangrove sloughs and on vegetated sand bottoms and occasionally also in coral reef areas near mangroves. They can tolerate brackish water. More

Common names

Bocayate in Spanish (español)
Brim in English
Cachashu in Wayuu
Cagalona in Spanish (español)
Cagona in Spanish (español)
Caicanha in Portuguese (Português)
Canhanha in Portuguese (Português)
Caranha in Portuguese (Português)
Chopa in Spanish (español)
Chopa amarilla in Spanish (español)
Frade in Portuguese (Português)
Guatucupajuba in Portuguese (Português)
Mawan in Other
Mercador in Portuguese (Português)
Mojarra amarilla in Spanish (español)
Mojarra rayada in Spanish (español)
Rodeau in Other
Rondeau brème in French (français)
Salema in English
Salema in Portuguese (Português)
Salema in Spanish (español)
Salema da pedra in Portuguese (Português)
Salema-feiticeira in Portuguese (Português)
Sambuio in Portuguese (Português)
Sambulho in Portuguese (Português)
Sardo rayado in Spanish (español)
sargo in English
sargo in Portuguese (Português)
sargo in Spanish (español)
Sargo amarillo in Spanish (español)
Sargo-de-dente in Portuguese (Português)
Sea bream in English
Sparus jednoplamy in Polish (polski)
Tropical sheephead in English
Western Atlantic seabream in English
чопа амарилья in Russian (русский язык)
шипсхед in Russian (русский язык)
菱羊鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
菱羊鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Sparidae
Genus : Archosargus
Species : Archosargus rhomboidalis
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758