TITLE

Moonfish

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Moonfish, a short, flattened, deep-bodied ocean fish related to the jack and pompano. The moonfish is distinguished by its silvery or yellowish color; high, concave forehead; small, spiny fins; and deeply forked tail. Atlantic moonfish and look-downs are found from Argentina north to Nova Scotia. Pacific moonfish are common off the coast of California.
ACCESSION #
37309718

 

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