‘Drumroll’ means spawning season for some fish species

Did you know the fish species, red drum and black drum (pictured right), are in the same family as spotted sea trout and Atlantic croaker?  All of these fish have an ability to produce a drumming sound on their air bladders … Which, is how they got commons names such as “croaker” and “drum”. This drumming sound is very noticeable during spawning seasons.

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