Description: a deep-bodied amberjack; sometimes darker in coloration; front of soft dorsal and of anal fins high and elongated; body more flattened than banded rudderfish or greater amberjack; no scutes.
Similar Fish: other Seriola.
Where found: wide-ranging in OFFSHORE waters, not a common catch; young are associated with Sargassum.
Size: usually less than 20 pounds.
*Florida Record: n/a
Remarks: spawns OFFSHORE, apparently during spring, summer, and fall.
* The Florida records quoted are from the Department of Environmental Protection's printed publication, Fishing Lines and are not necessarily the most current ones. The records are provided as only as a benchmark.
[Fish Identification] [Fishing in Indian River County]