DescriptionAll these fish are found with their uniquenessin salt water areas. and their beauty.They are different typesof common fish that arelocated in the 5 oceans.Many of these varietiesof fish are also huntedto eat. These fish makethe ocean what it is
Wahoom• The Wahoo is steel blue above and pale blue below the lateral line. There is a series of 25 to 30 irregular, blackish-blue, vertical bars on the sides. The stripes are less noticeable in larger specimens, but may become more prominent when the fish becomes excited. A distinguishing characteristic is the toothy, movable upper jaw.
Gulf Flounder• in the middlThe body color is brown and its shade depends on the color of the bottom, with numerous spots and blotches; 3 prominent eye-like spots forming a triangle; one spot on lateral line, one above, one below; numerous white spots scattered over body and fins; strong canine-like teeth; caudal fin in shape of wedge with its tipe.
Dolphinfish• The body of the dolphinfish is quite slender but fairly deep, with a noticeable tapering from head to tail. The male of the species is distinguished from the female by its high, vertical head. The anal fin has approximately 30 soft rays and stretches over half of the length of the body. The distinctive dorsal fin is long, covering almost three-fourths of the body, and has around 60 soft rays. The caudal fin is deeply forked and contains no spines.
Atlantic Sailfish• The Atlantic Sailfish has a long, high first dorsal which is slate or cobalt blue with a scattering of black spots. The second dorsal fin is very small. The bill is longer than that of the spearfish, usually a little more than twice the length of the elongated lower jaw. The vent is just forward of the first anal fin. The sides often have pale, bluish gray vertical bars or rows of spots.
Yellowtail Snapper• Yellowtail Snapper is identified by a yellow stripe that runs the full length of the body from in front of the eye to the deeply forked yellow tail. The back and sides are olive, blue to bluish-gray with yellow spots. The lower sides and belly have alternating narrow reddish and pale yellow stripe. This snapper has no prominent teeth as are found in most of its fellow species.