Other Local Names: Cigar minnow.
Description: Long, fusiform; greenish-blue fading to silver on sides, belly white; narrow, yellowish stripe from head to caudal peduncle.
Where Found: Midwater or bottom from shallow water to about 50 fathoms, juveniles sometimes at surface.
Size: To 12 inches.
Remarks: 2 small papillae on shoulder distinguish scads from other carangids.
Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles