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Eucinostomus sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gerreidae
Genus: Eucinostomus
S. F. Baird & Girard, 1855
Type species
Eucinostomus argenteus
S. F. Baird & Girard, 1855

Eucinostomus is a genus of fish in the family Gerreidae. They are native to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the Americas.


There are currently 10 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b c De La Cruz-Agüero, J. (2015): Authorship, publication dates and prevailing usage of names for some species of the genus Eucinostomus Baird et Girard, 1855 (Perciformes: Gerreidae). Journal of Ichthyology, 55 (2): 180-184.
  2. ^ Martínez-Guevara, A., García-Rodríguez, F.J. & De la Cruz-Agüero, J. (2014): DNA Sequence Data Analysis Supports the Taxonomic Status of Eucinostomus dowii within the Genus (Perciformes: Gerreidae). Journal of Ichthyology, 54 (10): 872-881.