Also known as goggle-eye.
- Eye very large, diameter greater than snout length
- No detached dorsal and anal finlets
- Two fleshy tabs on inside of rear edge of gill chamber
- Scutes present only on rear part of lateral line
Similar Species: Round scad, D. punctatus (has detached dorsal and anal finlets)
Size: Up to 24 inches
Prefers clear oceanic waters.
Usually nocturnal and feed at night on invertebrates and plankton.