English: Sheepshead, convict fish, sheephead, sheepshead seabream, and southern sheeps head.
Spanish: sargo, sargo chopamedregal listado.
The sheepshead is a large porgy. It reaches a maximum weight of about 20 pounds. It’s coloration is silvery to yellowish white, with an olive-brown back and five or six dark slightly diagonal bars along each side. It is found close inshore, often in the brackish zones of estuaries. It uses it’s flat long teeth to crush mollusks and crabs and to scrap barnacles from rocks and pilings.