Trachinotus goodei

English: palometa
Spanish: palometa,medregal listado.

A Caribbean gamefish, the Palometa is grayish-blue-green on top of head and along the back; bright silvery sides; yellow on breast; elongated dorsal and anal fins; dusky or black with bluish edges; deep body, with four narrow bars high on the sides, and traces of a fifth fin nearer the tail.

Found in clear water along sandy beaches and bays, occasionally found over reefs. Common.

They are rarely over 1 pound, reported to 3 pounds.

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