Common names: mojarra (English), mojarra (Espanol), palmito (Espanol) Gerres simillimus Reagan, Yellowfin mojarra. Body moderately deep (depth Descriptions and articles about the Yellow Fin Mojarra, scientifically known as Gerres cinereus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive.. . Gerres is a genus of mojarras found mostly in coastal regions from the eastern Atlantic Ocean Seishi Kimura & Yoshino, (gold sheen silver-biddy); Gerres cinereus (Walbaum, ) (yellowfin mojarra); Gerres decacanthus ( Bleeker.

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Short description Morphology Morphometrics Anal spines: Silvery with about seven faint pinkish bars on side on body; pelvic fins yellow Ref.

Enters brackish water, sometimes even fresh water Ref. May occur in small aggregations Ref. Feeds on benthic invertebrates such as worms, clams, crustaceans Ref.


cinerrus Often seen feeding in sand patches among reefs by thrusting its mouth into the sediment and expelling sand from the gill openings Ref. Marketed fresh but not highly esteemed; also processed into fishmeal Ref.

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Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Low vulnerability 24 of Marine; freshwater; brackish; reef-associated; amphidromous Ref.

Inhabits shallow coastal waters in open sandy and surf areas, seagrass beds, near reefs, and mangrove channels Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc.

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