- Front of first dorsal fin and anal fin high and elongated
- Anal fin is about 2/3 the length of the second dorsal fin
- Sometimes dark in coloration
- Body more compressed than banded rudderfish or greater amberjack
- No scutes (bone-like projections) on body
Similar Species: Other jack species
Size: Common to 35 inches (10 pounds)
Wide-ranging in offshore waters, not a common catch. Young are associated with sargassum.
Spawn offshore during spring, summer and fall.