Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Long cylindrical body




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Long cylindrical body




        Large underslung jaw




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Great Barracuda



                                    Long cylindrical body




        Large underslung jaw




Thursday...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Long, slender and silver bodies




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Long, slender and silver bodies




                                          May have two faint yellowish
               ...
Southern Sennet


        Long, slender and silver bodies




                                          May have two faint...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Long slender and silvery body




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Yellowish to yellow or gold mid-body stripe




         Long slender and silvery body




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Yellowish to yellow or gold mid-body stripe

                                             Back can be silvery brown to oli...
Guaguanche



                         Yellowish to yellow or gold mid-body stripe

                                      ...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Gray to silver colored



Thursday, July 2, 2009
Football-shaped body




                             Gray to silver colored



Thursday, July 2, 2009
Bermuda Chub



                         Football-shaped body




                             Gray to silver colored



T...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Yellowish head




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Yellowish head




       Anal and tail fins have
       bluish cast




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Yellowhead Jawfish


                                    Yellowish head




       Anal and tail fins have
       bluish c...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Yellow ventral fins


Thursday, July 2, 2009
Several indistinct vertical bars on body




                                    Yellow ventral fins


Thursday, July 2, 2...
Yellowfin Mojarra



                         Several indistinct vertical bars on body




                               ...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Black tip on dorsal fin with white stripe below




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Black tip on dorsal fin with white stripe below


                                                          Bright silver ...
Flagfin Mojarra



                         Black tip on dorsal fin with white stripe below


                            ...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Several dark bars across body




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Several dark bars across body

                                                Body resembles a
                          ...
Atlantic Spadefish


                Several dark bars across body

                                                Body r...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Dark area on upper central tail




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Dark area on upper central tail




                           Has a crescent shaped tail




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Sand Tilefish




                         Dark area on upper central tail




                           Has a crescent s...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Most common color is brown
  to reddish brown             Can also be bright yellow




Thursday, July 2, 2009
Most common color is brown
  to reddish brown                        Can also be bright yellow
                         Tr...
Trumpetfish


  Most common color is brown
  to reddish brown                        Can also be bright yellow
           ...
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Marine Biology Fish Identification

  1. 1. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  2. 2. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  3. 3. Long cylindrical body Thursday, July 2, 2009
  4. 4. Long cylindrical body Large underslung jaw Thursday, July 2, 2009
  5. 5. Great Barracuda Long cylindrical body Large underslung jaw Thursday, July 2, 2009
  6. 6. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  7. 7. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  8. 8. Long, slender and silver bodies Thursday, July 2, 2009
  9. 9. Long, slender and silver bodies May have two faint yellowish body stripes Thursday, July 2, 2009
  10. 10. Southern Sennet Long, slender and silver bodies May have two faint yellowish body stripes Thursday, July 2, 2009
  11. 11. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  12. 12. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  13. 13. Long slender and silvery body Thursday, July 2, 2009
  14. 14. Yellowish to yellow or gold mid-body stripe Long slender and silvery body Thursday, July 2, 2009
  15. 15. Yellowish to yellow or gold mid-body stripe Back can be silvery brown to olive colored Long slender and silvery body Thursday, July 2, 2009
  16. 16. Guaguanche Yellowish to yellow or gold mid-body stripe Back can be silvery brown to olive colored Long slender and silvery body Thursday, July 2, 2009
  17. 17. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  18. 18. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  19. 19. Gray to silver colored Thursday, July 2, 2009
  20. 20. Football-shaped body Gray to silver colored Thursday, July 2, 2009
  21. 21. Bermuda Chub Football-shaped body Gray to silver colored Thursday, July 2, 2009
  22. 22. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  23. 23. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  24. 24. Yellowish head Thursday, July 2, 2009
  25. 25. Yellowish head Anal and tail fins have bluish cast Thursday, July 2, 2009
  26. 26. Yellowhead Jawfish Yellowish head Anal and tail fins have bluish cast Thursday, July 2, 2009
  27. 27. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  28. 28. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  29. 29. Yellow ventral fins Thursday, July 2, 2009
  30. 30. Several indistinct vertical bars on body Yellow ventral fins Thursday, July 2, 2009
  31. 31. Yellowfin Mojarra Several indistinct vertical bars on body Yellow ventral fins Thursday, July 2, 2009
  32. 32. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  33. 33. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  34. 34. Black tip on dorsal fin with white stripe below Thursday, July 2, 2009
  35. 35. Black tip on dorsal fin with white stripe below Bright silver color Thursday, July 2, 2009
  36. 36. Flagfin Mojarra Black tip on dorsal fin with white stripe below Bright silver color Thursday, July 2, 2009
  37. 37. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  38. 38. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  39. 39. Several dark bars across body Thursday, July 2, 2009
  40. 40. Several dark bars across body Body resembles a “spade” on playing cards Thursday, July 2, 2009
  41. 41. Atlantic Spadefish Several dark bars across body Body resembles a “spade” on playing cards Thursday, July 2, 2009
  42. 42. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  43. 43. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  44. 44. Dark area on upper central tail Thursday, July 2, 2009
  45. 45. Dark area on upper central tail Has a crescent shaped tail Thursday, July 2, 2009
  46. 46. Sand Tilefish Dark area on upper central tail Has a crescent shaped tail Thursday, July 2, 2009
  47. 47. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  48. 48. Thursday, July 2, 2009
  49. 49. Most common color is brown to reddish brown Can also be bright yellow Thursday, July 2, 2009
  50. 50. Most common color is brown to reddish brown Can also be bright yellow Trumpet-like mouth Thursday, July 2, 2009
  51. 51. Trumpetfish Most common color is brown to reddish brown Can also be bright yellow Trumpet-like mouth Thursday, July 2, 2009

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