Bighead Searobin - Prionotus tribulus

Triglidae

Family Triglidae

Description

The Triglidae are a family of Scorpaeniform fishes known as searobins. There are currently 9 genera and 125 recognized brackish and marine species. The number or resident species in North Carolina is hard to quantify due to the fact that they are marine animals that don’t recognize state borders. We will list the species present as we encounter them.

Species List

Common Name Scientific Name Range
Northern Searobin Prionotus carolinus Range Map
Leopard Searobin Prionotus scitulus Range Map
Striped Searobin Prionotus evolans Range Map
Bighead Searobin Prionotus tribulus Range Map
Bluewing Searobin Prionotus punctatus Range Map
Blackwing Searobin Prionotus rubio Range Map
Bluespotted Searobin Prionotus roseus Range Map
Bandtail Searobin Prionotus ophryas Range Map
Spiny Searobin Prionotus alatus Range Map
Shortwing Searobin Prionotus stearnsi Range Map

 

Bighead Searobin - Prionotus tribulus
Bighead Searobin – Prionotus tribulus
Leopard Searobin - Prionotus scitulus
Leopard Searobin – Prionotus scitulus

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