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Black Croaker

Croakers—Family Sciaeidae A black croaker from the Oceanside Harbor Pier Species:  Cheilotrema saturnum (Girard, 1858); from the Greek word cheilotrema  (lip pores) and the Latin word saturnum  (dusky color). Alternate Names: China croaker, Chinese croaker, Chinafin croaker and red roncador. Early names included black perch and black bass. Given the references to China croaker, it [...]