Golden mojarra

The Golden mojarra lives in the benthopelagic, marine environment.

of the golden mojarra (which we took everywhere) and he instructed us to go to a nearby fishing village where local fishermen unload black belts from their dories. After checking with a dozen or so fisherman we found no golden mojarra. More

The moniker, Golden Mojarra, is a bit of a misnomer that has stuck, based on the fact that early descriptions of "life" colors in this species were based on dead, preserved specimens in which the actual colors had faded. More

'Cichlasoma' bocourti is known as the golden mojarra and was the reason we were here. Ross was making his fourth try in eleven years to get this fish. The golden mojarra is a very attractive fish. More

the Golden Mojarra, Diapteus aureolus (separated dorsal fins, first is black tipped); the Graceful Mojarra, Eucinostomus californiensis (yellow anal and pelvic fins, anal spines are slender, the second dorsal spines is shorter than the third); and the Silver Mojarra, Eucinostomus dowii (second anal spine is the longest, the More

In its natural waters the golden mojarra can be found swimming alongside other cichlids including "Cichlasoma" salvini, Archocentrus spilurus, Vieja maculicauda , Amphilophus robertsoni and Thorichthys aureus. More

The Golden Mojarra is an attractive fish, with golden tan scales and faint or bold black bars, depending on mood. More

An attractive fish out of Central America, the Golden Mojarra has a beautiful yellow-orange coloration over the entire body with eight to nine faint black bands running vertically across it's body. More

Common names

Blanche palometé in French (français)
Blanche palometée in French (français)
Golden mojarra in English
Mojarra in English
Mojarra in sp
Mojarra in Spanish (español)
Mojarra palometa in Spanish (español)
Palmito in sp
华丽连鳍银鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
華麗連鰭銀鱸 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gerreidae
Genus : Diapterus
Species : Diapterus aureolus
Authority : Jordan & Gilbert, 1882