Gulf butterfish

The Gulf butterfish lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 2 - 275 m , usually 155 - 225 m environment.

and the demand for Gulf butterfish depends heavily upon whether the Atlantic butterfish catches are able to supply the Japanese market. In spite of the large stocks of this fish in the northern Gulf of Mexico, a fishery may not develop unless a domestic market is developed. More

southern harvestfish and gulf butterfish, feed on it! These fishes, resistant to the toxin of the lion's mane, are often found nibbling on its gelatinous bell. More

southern harvestfish and Gulf butterfish, have become resistant to these toxins. These fish can be found nibbling at the bells of giant jellyfish on a regular basis. More

Common names

Butterfish in English
Golf-smørfisk in Danish (dansk)
Gulf butterfish in English
palometa del Golfo in Spanish (español)
海湾低鳍鲳 in Mandarin Chinese
海湾低鳍鲳 in Unknown
海灣低鰭鯧 in Mandarin Chinese
海灣低鰭鯧 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Stromateidae
Genus : Peprilus
Species : Peprilus burti
Authority : Fowler, 1944