Archosargus probatocephalus Convict Fish, Sheepshead, Sheepshead Seabream, Southern Sheeps Head
Archosargus probatocephalusis commonly referred to as Convict Fish, Sheepshead, Sheepshead Seabream, Southern Sheeps Head. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The sheepshead, Archosargus probatocephalus, is a marine fish that grows to 30 in (760 mm), but commonly reaches 10 to 20 in. It is deep and compressed in body shape, with 5 to 6 dark bars on the side of the body over a gray background. It has sharp dorsal spines.