Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

Also known as ... Bonito, Ling, Crabeater, black kingfish, black salmon, lemonfish, prodigal son, aruan tasek, coby

Description ...

Cobia are large long fish with a dark chocolate brown colors on the back and sides that fade to a white belly.  The juveniles will often have a brown back with a white horizontal stripe, a very dark stripe and a secondary white stripe down the side with a rounded tail.  The tail on the adults are a deep fork, and the dorsal fin is replaced by 7 to 9 short spines, however the second dorsal fin is . . .

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