Sábalo

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Sábalo or sabalo are Spanish common names of many fish species, most of them from South America, but also a few found elsewhere:

  • Alosa alosa (Spain)
  • Arius heudelotii (Mauritania)
  • Brycon spp. (northern South America, especially Ecuador) — B. alburbus, B. atrocaudatus, B. behreae, B. cephalus, B. coyexi, B. dentex, B. falcatus, B. melanopterus, B. oligolepis, B. pesu, B. stolzmanni, B. striatulus, B. whitei
  • Chanos chanos (Southeast Asia and Mexico), a.k.a. "milkfish"
  • Elops saurus (Dominican Republic), a.k.a. "ladyfish" or "ten-pounder"
  • Megalops atlanticus (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela, United States, etc.), a.k.a. "tarpon"
  • Prochilodus lineatus (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay)
  • Salminus hilarii (Peru), a species of Salminus