Family Carangidae, JACKS and POMPANOS
Description: color light olive to bluish green above; silvery gray to golden below; frequently black spot on operculum; readily distinguished from crevalle jack by lack of black blotch on pectoral fin; tail tips blackish.
Similar Fish: bluefish, Pomatomus saltarix, other Caranx.
Found in The Dry Tortugas: throughout entire range
Size: usually less than 1 pound (11 inches).
Florida Record: 7 lbs.