Drumfish

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Drumfish

(Science: zoology) Any fish of the family Sciaenidae, which makes a loud noise by means of its air bladder; called also drum.

The common drumfish (Pogonias chromis) is a large species, common south of new Jersey. The southern red drum or red horse (Sciaena ocellata), and the fresh water drum or croaker (Aplodionotus grunniens), are related species.