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Sciaena umbra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sciaenidae
Genus: Sciaena

Sciaena is a genus of fish in the family Sciaenidae. They are native to Pacific, South America and Eastern Atlantic.


There are currently 3 recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Béarez, P. & Schwarzhans, W. (2013): Robaloscion, a new genus for Sciaena wieneri Sauvage, 1883 (Teleostei, Sciaenidae) from the southeastern Pacific, with clarification of the taxonomic status of Sciaena starksi Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917. Cybium, Revue Internationale d’Ichtyologie, 37 (4): 273-279.