Lesser Amberjack


Carangidae, JACKS and POMPANOS
Seriola fasciata

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Description: olive green or brownish black and silver sides; dark band (variably present) extends upward from eye; juveniles have split or wavy bars on sides; proportionately larger eye and deeper body than greater amberjack.

Similar Fish: other Seriola.

Where found: NEASHORE and OFFSHORE, apparently living deeper than other Seriola (commonly 180 - 410 feet deep).

Possession and Size Limits: 5 per person in aggregate, 13” - 22” FL.

Size: usually under 10 pounds.

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