Also known as Bass, Indo-Pacific Tarpon, Silverfish, Silver-king.
Found singly or in large schools, (sometimes in the same spot for years at a time) over coastal bays, estuaries, mangrove lined lagoons and rivers.
They feed on crabs and fish.
Length - 250cm
Depth - 1-40m
Widespread Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean
These fish can fill their swim bladders with air enabling them to life in areas of poor oxygen levels such as rivers.
Spectacularly leaps out the water when hooked from line fishing. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/1079