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Fish of the Week - Horse-eye Jack
Similar in shape to the Crevalle jack, but front of head less steep
Blackish blotch at edge of opercle small, poorly defined, or absent
No dark blotch on pectoral fin
Entire chest scaly except in individuals less than 3 inches long
Scutes usually blackish
Caudal fin yellowish
20 to 22 soft rays in dorsal fin
14 to 18 gill rakers on lower limb of first arch
Size: To 8.5 pounds (30 inches)
Art © Diane Rome Peebles
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Gone Coastal: A column on marine fisheries
Other Marine Fisheries Information