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horse-eye-jack

Horse Eye Jack

Caranx latus

Description: Similar in shape to the Crevalle jack, but front of head less steep; blackish blotch at edge of opercle small, poorly defined, or absent; no dark blotch on pectoral fin; entire chest scaly except in individuals less than 77 millimeters (3 inches) long; scutes usually blackish; caudal fin yellowish; 20 to 22 soft rays in dorsal fin; 14 to 18 gill rakers on lower limb of first arch.

Size: To 75 centimeters (30 inches) and 3.8 kilograms (8.5 pounds).

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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