Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus)

Also known as Atlantic Pompano, Butterfish, Carangue, Carangue France, Carolina Pompano, Cobbler, Cobblerfish, Common Pompano

Description

Also known as Atlantic Pompano, Butterfish, Carangue, Carangue France, Carolina Pompano, Cobbler, Cobblerfish, Common Pompano.

Found in small to large schools over sandy surge zones of bays and estuaries.
They feed on crustaceans, small fish, invertebrates and molluscs.
Length - 64cm
Depth - 1-70m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

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/380

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