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HORSE-EYE, JACK / CARANX LATUS
4 8 4.70 10.6 San Miguel Azores 200782 T. Ogborn
AT AT 4.70 10.6 San Miguel Azores 200782 T. Ogborn

The impressive Horse-eye jack, Caranx latus,

reaches up to 101 cm in length weighing a maximum of 13.4 kg. This fish has 8-9 dorsal spines, 20-22 dorsal soft rays, 2-3 anal spines, 16-17 anal soft rays. There are no spots on the pectoral fins. They may have a small spot on the gill cover. The scutes (bony plates) tend to be dusky or blackish; caudal fin is yellow. The young have broad blackish bars on the body.

horse-eye jack ( caranx latus)Whilst the horse-eye-jack inhabits mainly the western atlantic it has been found in the eastern atlantic off the coast of Africa. It feeds on fishes, shrimps, and other invertebrates

 
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