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Fish Species Description

Sheepshead

Archosargus probatocephalus

(Walbaum, 1792)

sheepshead Species Photo

Classification

Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae
Alternate Names: sheepshead seabream, convictt fish, sheephead

Status:


Marine, brackish

sheepshead Region Map

Notes:


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Ogeechee River basin.



Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:


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