Horse Eye Jack Fishing Information
illustrations: Diane Rome Peebles
Description: similar in shape to the Crevalle jack,
but front of head less steep; blackish blotch at
edge of opercle small, poorly defined, or
absent; no dark blotch on pectoral fin; entire
chest scaly except in individuals less than 75
mm (3 in.) long; scutes usually blackish;
caudal fin yellowish; 20 to 22 soft rays in
dorsal fin; 14 to 18 gill rakers on lower limb
of 1st arch.
Size: to 75 cm (30 in.) and 3.8 kg (8.5 lbs.).