Alectis ciliaris

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Synonyms for Alectis ciliaris

fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins

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He sought a review of the list of endangered species by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which categorizes only the humphead wrasse, as vulnerable and fails to include the African pompano and other fishes.
As the fight came to an end and I began to see color, it was so bright I didn't know what to think and then it clicked: African pompano, and a big one, 38 inches.
But then we saw color and the three of us lost it: the biggest African pompano yet--by far--a monster, a beast, a whale
Hog snapper come to mind, as do African pompano and permit.
While on the way out and back, blackfin tuna, bonito, amberjacks, African pompano, dolphin, red snapper, groupers and wahoo can be encountered that can make for one memorable day of fishing.
Jason Hatch, fishing with the guys from E-Sea Rider, with a jumbo Dry Tortugas African pompano.
That's when the FWC will hold a final public hearing on new management proposals for this flats- and reef-cruising heavyweight, along with its cousins pompano and African pompano.
You can expect to hook up with African pompano, mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, cero mackerel and a variety of sharks.
Other winter targets include cobia, bar jacks, big cero mackerel up to 15 pounds and the occasional African pompano.
The species available number in the dozens and include jacks of all sorts, big kingfish, wahoo, tuna, a variety of snapper and even an occasional African pompano.
Dolphin, sailfish, wahoo, blackfin tuna, African pompano, cobia, mutton snapper, grouper, almaco jacks and amberjacks also hold around these artificial wrecks.
African pompano are present on the myriad artificial reefs in the summer, joining the amberjack and huge barracuda that inhabit them year-round.
We sometimes catch gag grouper, African pompano, blackfin tuna, cobia, Spanish mackerel, even wahoo, as well as the more common reef species," he says.
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