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Snubnose pompano

Order Perciformes
Family Carangidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Dorsal side silvery blue grey, ventrally paler; large adults golden orange, especially snout and ventral half of body. Dorsal snout profile very steep and broadly rounded. Fins dorsal greater than anal, soft-rays greatly elevated, spines embedded and inconspicuous in large adult; caudal strongly forked, caudal peduncle grooves absent.

Characteristics
FAO code
POO
Specie
Trachinotus blochii
Type
Blue fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
International denominations
Germany Pompano
China 狮鼻鲳鯵
France Pompaneau lune
Portugal Sereia
United Kingdom Snubnose pompano
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Hooks
Gillnets
Pots traps

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