Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

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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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