Nematistius pectoralis

English: Jack, Rooster Fish, Rooster Tail
Spanish: Papagallo, Peje Gallo, Peje Pluma

The roosterfiesh is a game fish common in the marine waters surrounding Mexico,Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean from Baja south to Peru.

Rooster fish can reach over 4 feet in length and over one hundred pounds. The weight of the average fish hooked is about 20 pounds. The fish is popular as a game fish, but like most fish in the jack family (besides the amberjack and the California yellowtail) it is not considered a good eating fish.

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