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Fish of the Week - Gulf Kingfish
Similar to the Southern Kingfish but caudal fin has a blackish tip.
Side silvery, without dark marks.
Tip of spinous dorsal fin often dusky.
Lining of gill cavity silvery.
Scales on chest noticeably smaller than those on side.
Size: To 18 inches.
Habitat: At water’s edge, in surf.
Art © Diane Rome Peebles
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