Sheepshead porgy

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Sheepshead porgy
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Sparidae
Genus: Calamus
Species: C. penna
Binomial name
Calamus penna
(Valenciennes, 1830)

The sheepshead porgy (Calamus penna) is a species of fish of the porgy family, Sparidae, only found in the Atlantic Ocean. It is only distantly related to the California sheephead of the Pacific Ocean. Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn is named after this fish.

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