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Kingcroaker

Index Kingcroaker

The kingcroakers, also known as kingfish, are a genus of fish, Menticirrhus, in the family Sciaenidae. [1]

17 relations: Actinopterygii, Animal, California corbina, Cape Cod, Caribbean Sea, Chordate, Florida, Genus, Gulf of Mexico, Menticirrhus americanus, Menticirrhus saxatilis, Miocene, Perciformes, Sciaenidae, Species, Taxonomy (biology), Theodore Gill.

Actinopterygii

Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.

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Animal

Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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California corbina

The California corbina (Menticirrhus undulatus) is a saltwater fish and member of the croaker family.

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Cape Cod

Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland Massachusetts, in the northeastern United States.

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Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe; Mer des Caraïbes; Caraïbische Zee) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.

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Chordate

A chordate is an animal belonging to the phylum Chordata; chordates possess a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail, for at least some period of their life cycle.

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Florida

Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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Genus

A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Menticirrhus americanus

Menticirrhus americanus, the southern kingfish, southern kingcroaker, the king whiting, the Carolina whiting, or the sea mullet, is a species of marine fish in the family Sciaenidae.

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Menticirrhus saxatilis

Menticirrhus saxatilis, the northern kingfish or northern kingcroaker, is a species of marine fish in the family Sciaenidae (commonly known as the "drum" or "croaker" family).

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Miocene

The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).

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Perciformes

Perciformes, also called the Percomorpha or Acanthopteri, are the most numerous order of vertebrates, containing about 41% of all bony fish.

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Sciaenidae

The Sciaenidae are a family of fish commonly called drums or croakers in reference to the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Taxonomy (biology)

Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.

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Theodore Gill

Theodore Nicholas Gill (March 21, 1837 – September 25, 1914) was an American ichthyologist, mammalogist, malacologist and librarian.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingcroaker

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