Greater Amberjack

Scientific Name: Seriola dumerili
Common Name: Amberjack
Description: Greater Amberjack is a large reef fish found in the Gulf. It is the largest and most common amberjack that lives along the coast. It is more slender than most jacks, they do not have finlets and the keel at the base of the tail is slight and soft. The back is bluish purple, the sides yellowish and the underside silver. Amberjacks have a distinctive dark band on the sides of the head which angles from the front of the back fin through the eye to the mouth. The tail fin is lunate or moon-shaped. Take limits: 1 fish 32 inches and above

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