Adult in coastal lagoon
An adult of Trinectes maculatus in Casa Cenote (Cenote Manati) [Quintana Roo].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (25-Feb-2007). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Trinectes maculatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Hogchoker; Suela tortilla.

Original description as Pleuronectes maculatus:


  • Bloch, Marcus E. & J.G. Schneider. 1801. "Systema Ichthyologiae Iconibus cx Ilustratum". Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit Jo. Gottlob Schneider, Saxo. Berolini. Sumtibus Auctoris Impressum et Bibliopolio Sanderiano Commissum. pp. 1-584 (ffm04595)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Trinectes maculatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2013).

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