Whitebone porgy

The Whitebone porgy lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 100 m environment.

The body of the whitebone porgy is silvery overall, with regular brown markings of varying intensity on the sides, more like splotches than spots. Brown markings also occur on the fins, and occationally the sides bear brown crossbars. More

Whitebone Porgy Fish Species Information Scientific Fish Name: Calamus leucosteus Other Fish Species Names: Regions Fished: Western Atlantic: North Carolina to southern Florida in the USA and the entire Gulf of Mexico. More

The whitebone porgy can be found in the family Sparidae along with sheepshead, pinfish and the campeche porgy. This species can be found in the Western Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico feeding on armored benthic invertebrates. More

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Common names

Daubenet du Golfe in French (français)
Hvid porgy in Danish (dansk)
Pluma golfina in Spanish (español)
whitebone porgy in English
白骼芦鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
白骼芦鲷 in Unknown
白骼蘆鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
白骼蘆鯛 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Sparidae
Genus : Calamus
Species : Calamus leucosteus
Authority : Jordan and Gilbert, 1885