Guinean pompano

The Guinean pompano lives in the pelagic-neritic, brackish, marine environment.

The Guinean Pompano is similar to the African pompano and can grow to a total length of 80 cm. The Guinean pompano occurs in the eastern Atlantic from Senegal to Angola in shallow coastal areas and estuaries. More

Guinean barracuda, Guinean pompano, two types of kabeljou (drum, Senegal drum), something like our garrick/leervis; one client even caught a kind of spotted grunter on a leadhead! And all are caught off the beaches or in the lagoons, in water seldom more than five metres More

Common names

Adjagboé in Fon
Adjagboé in Fon GBE
Galloon pompano in English
Guinea-pompano in Danish (dansk)
Guinean pompano in English
Kawrè in Susu
Kobi in Ewe (Ɛʋɛgbɛ)
Kobi in Fon GBE
Pámpano galonero in Spanish (español)
Pompaneau chévron in French (français)
Sereia-galão in Portuguese (Português)
无斑鲳鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
無斑鯧鰺 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Trachinotus
Species : Trachinotus maxillosus
Authority : Cuvier, 1832