Amberjack (Seriola dumerili)

Also known as Allied Kingfish, Amberfishes, Amberjack, Great Amberfish, Great Amberjack, Great Yellowtail, Greater Amberfish, Greater Yellowtail, Jenny Lind, Purplish Amberjack, Rock Salmon, Sailors Choice, Trevallies, Yellowtail, Yellow Trevally

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Also known as Allied Kingfish, Amberfishes, Amberjack, Great Amberfish, Great Amberjack, Great Yellowtail, Greater Amberfish, Greater Yellowtail, Jenny Lind, Purplish Amberjack, Rock Salmon, Sailors Choice, Trevallies, Yellowtail, Yellow Trevally.

Found singly over coastal bays and deep seaward reefs.
They feed on other fish and invertebrates.
Juveniles found singly or in schools with floating plants or debris in offshore and oceanic waters.
Length - 190cm
Depth - 1-360m
Widespread Circumglobal

Jacks are fast swimming fish that can roam over great distances. The larger fish hunt other fish and the smaller fish eat zooplankton. In turn they are hunted by large Tuna and Dolphins. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/1005

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