Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Argyrosomus
Family: Sciaenidae (Fish/Osteichthyes)
Taxon : Fish
Group : Animal

SPECIES
hololepidotus
NOTES

A predatory fish with an unscaled, black fleshy patch at the upper end of the pectoral fin base. The mouth has numerous sharp teeth and the tail is truncate.


AUTHORITY
(Lacepede, 1801)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The silvery body turns a dark grey with age
Colour: Silver
Common Name
Kob
Kabeljou
Daga
Habitat
NOTES: May be caught on prawns or live bait
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
Food
An excellent eating fish
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Argiosomus hololepidotis
Argyrosoma hololepidotum
Argyrosomus hololepidotum
Johnius hololepidotus
Labrius hololepidotus
Pseudosciaena hololepidota
Sciaena hololepidotus
Sciaena hololepidota



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