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atl.-bumper

Atlantic Bumper

Chloroscombrus chrysurus

Description: Silvery to golden below; yellowish anal and caudal fins; conspicuous black saddle on caudal peduncle and small black area at edge of opercle; lower profile more arched than upper profile; lateral line strongly arched toward front.

Size: To 30 centimeters (1 foot).

Where Found: One of the most abundant inshore fishes in tropical America; commonly enters bays and estuaries.

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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