Southeast Area Monitoring & Assessment Program: South Atlantic - SEAMAP

Priority Species

Finfish

Picture Common Name Scientific Name
Leiostomus xanthurus (Spot) Spot Leiostomus xanthurus
Micropogonias undulatus (Atlantic Croaker) Atlantic Croaker Micropogonias undulatus
Menticirrhus americanus (Southern Kingfish) Southern Kingfish Menticirrhus americanus
Cynoscion regalis (Weakfish) Weakfish Cynoscion regalis
Peprilus alepidotus (Harvestfish) Harvestfish Peprilus alepidotus
Peprilus triacanthus (Butterfish) Butterfish Peprilus triacanthus
Brevoortia tyrannus (Atlantic Menhaden) Atlantic Menhaden Brevoortia tyrannus
Chaetodipterus faber (Atlantic Spadefish) Atlantic Spadefish Chaetodipterus faber
Pomatomus saltatrix (Bluefish) Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix
Scomberomorus maculatus (Spanish Mackerel) Spanish Mackerel Scomberomorus maculatus
Scomberomorus cavalla (King Mackerel) King Mackerel Scomberomorus cavalla
Paralichthys dentatus (Summer Flounder) Summer Flounder Paralichthys dentatus
Centropristis striata (Black Sea Bass) Black Sea Bass Centropristis striata
Menticirrhus littoralis (Gulf Kingfish) Gulf Kingfish Menticirrhus littoralis
Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern Kingfish) Northern Kingfish Menticirrhus saxatilis
Brevoortia smithi (Yellowfin Menhaden) Yellowfin Menhaden Brevoortia smithi
Paralichthys lethostigma (Southern Flounder) Southern Flounder Paralichthys lethostigma
Archosargus probatocephalus (Sheepshead) Sheepshead Archosargus probatocephalus
Paralichthys albigutta (Gulf Flounder) Gulf Flounder Paralichthys albigutta *
Pogonias cromis (Black Drum) Black Drum Pogonias cromis *
Cynoscion nebulosus (Spotted Seatrout) Spotted Seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus *
Mycteroperca microlepis (Gag) Gag Mycteroperca microlepis *
Sciaenops ocellatus (Red Drum) Red Drum Sciaenops ocellatus *

* Few specimens have been collected in SEAMAP samples

Decapod Crustaceans

Picture Common Name Scientific Name
Litopenaeus setiferus (White Shrimp) White Shrimp Litopenaeus setiferus
Farfantepenaeus aztecus (Brown Shrimp) Brown Shrimp Farfantepenaeus aztecus
Farfantepenaeus duorarum (Pink Shrimp) Pink Shrimp Farfantepenaeus duorarum
Callinectes sapidus (Blue Crab) Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus