Pompano, Florida (Trachinotus carolinus )

(Linnaeus, 1766); CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called pompano, common pompano, Carolina pompano

Florida pompano occur in the western Atlantic Ocean from Massachusetts, USA through the Gulf of Mexico and in the West Indies to Brazil, but absent from clear waters of Bahamas and similar islands. They can be found in the surf zone, major bays with sandy bottoms, and in coastal waters. Their local movements are tidally influenced and their seasonal movements are influenced by water temperature.

Often confused with permit (trachinotus falcatus), pompano have more soft dorsal (22-27) and anal fin... Read More

 
 

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50.0 cm
Ubatuba, Sao Paolo, Brazil
02-Jul-2015
 

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