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Elops saurus

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    Spawn offshore, peaking in the fall. Adults feed on fish and crustaceans. Often from large schools. Leap when hooked.
  • Appearance:
    Silver color on body, with a blueish back | The head is small and pointed | Mouth terminal (at the very front of head) | Slender body with small scales

    Up to 36 inches
  • Habitat:
    Inshore fish, found in bays and estuaries; occasionally enter freshwater