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yellowfin-menhaden

Yellowfin Menhaden

Brevoortia smithi

Description: Silvery, with a greenish or bluish back; fins golden yellow; a single dark shoulder spot; scales on back noticeably smaller than those on sides and difficult to count – about 60-70 rows across middle of side; 27-30 (usually 28-290 ventral scutes.

Size: To 32 centimeters (13 inches).

Illustration: © Diane Rome Peebles

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