Spot croaker

Their diet consists largely of organic detritus, small crustaceans, and worms.

The Spot croaker lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, brackish, marine, depth range - 60 m environment.

The spot croaker or simply spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) is a small saltwater fish. The species inhabits estuary and coastal waters from Massachusetts to Texas, and derives its name from the prominent dark spot behind each gill. It is the only species in the genus Leiostomus. More

Spot, aka spot croaker or flat croaker, are even more common in most Gulf of Mexico bay systems than true croaker and are frequently sold as bait under the croaker label. More

(also known as Croca in Mexico, Spot croaker in the UK, Tambour croca in France, Verrugato croca in Spain, and Roncadeira-pinta in Portugal, Norfolk spot in the US) More

The spot croaker or simply spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) is a small saltwater fish. ... "Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission: Spot Croaker" ... More

Common names

Augenfleck-Umber in German (Deutsch)
croca in Spanish (español)
lafayette in English
Punkttrommefisk in Danish (dansk)
Roncadeira-pinta in Portuguese (Português)
Slätkväkare in Swedish (Svenska)
spot in English
spot in Polish (polski)
Spot croaker in English
Tambour croca in French (français)
Verrugato croca in Spanish (español)
Zebra-Umberfisch in German (Deutsch)
спот in Russian (русский язык)
黃尾平口石首魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄尾平口石首鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Sciaenidae
Genus : Leiostomus
Species : Leiostomus xanthurus
Authority : Lacep