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Species Name:    Orthopristis chrysoptera
Common Name:                        (Pigfish)

 

I.  TAXONOMY

Kingdom Phylum/Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus:
Animalia Chordata Osteichthyes Perciformes Haemulidae Orthopristis


The Pigfish, Orthopristis chrysoptera.  Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles 1998.  Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Marine Fisheries.

Species Name:

Orthopristis chrysoptera (Linnaeus, 1766)

Common Name:
Pigfish