Striped searobin

The Striped searobin lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range - 180 m environment.

striped searobin spawns in late spring through summer and migrates into deeper waters and southward during the winter months. Large fan-like pectoral fins are used to glide along the bottom and stir up sediment to expose prey. More

The striped searobin lives on the sandy bottoms of estuaries and near-shore shelf to depths of 600 feet from Nova Scotia to Florida, though they are rare north of Cape Cod. More

Striped searobin; Searobin; Bluefin searobin; Slender searobin; Bluespotted searobin; Northern searobin; Lumptail searobin; Shortwing searobin; Bigeye searobin; Bandtail searobin; Bean's searobin; Red searobin; Common searobin; Bristly searobin; Bluewing searobin; Whitesnout searobin; Two-beaked searobin; African armoured searobin; Striped burrfish; Striped More

Striped searobins inhabit sandy bottom areas of inshore estuaries out to deep water up to 300 feet. They have large bony heads with ridges and spines, and unusual wing-like pectoral fins. More

Predation by striped searobin (Prionotus evolans, Triglidae) on young-of-the-year winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus, Walbaum) : examining prey size selection and prey choice using field observations and laboratory experiments Auteur(s) / Author(s) MANDERSON J. P. (1) ; PHELAN B. A. More

Fecundity of the striped searobin (Prionotus evolans) was estimated from the ovaries of 28 fish (3 to 5 years) to range from 90 000 to 218 000 eggs, with some indication of increase with length, weight and age. The preserved, fertilized eggs ranged in diameter from 0. More

The striped searobin and its cousin the northern searobin are prolific sound producers. Have you ever caught one while fishing, only to hear it loudly yelling for its freedom? Little is known about this abundant and beautiful fish. More

Common names

Grondin volant in French (français)
Kurek smuzkowy in Polish (polski)
Længdestribet knurhane in Danish (dansk)
Rubio volador in Spanish (español)
striped searobin in English
тригла американская in Russian (русский язык)
带纹锯鲂鮄 in Mandarin Chinese
帶紋鋸魴鮄 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Triglidae
Genus : Prionotus
Species : Prionotus evolans
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766