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Wahoo

The wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) is the largest of all mackerels and is found worldwide in tropical and subtropical coastal waters.



Wahoo Fast Facts

This article is a list of interesting facts about wahoo.

FWRI Wahoo Project

FWRI scientists are investigating the biology of Florida wahoo. This research will provide important information regarding wahoo age, growth, and reproduction.

Wahoo and Mercury

This article is an excerpt from the 2003 revised edition of FMRI* Technical Report TR-9, Mercury Levels in Marine and Estuarine Fishes of Florida 1989-2001.


FWC Facts:
Otoliths, commonly known as "ear stones," are hard, bone-like structures located directly behind the brain of bony fishes. These structures aid fish in balance and hearing.

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