Trachinotus ovatus

Trachinotus ovatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae
Genus: Trachinotus
Species: T. carolinus
Binomial name
Trachinotus ovatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Trachinotus ovatus, the pompano, is a species of fish in the Jack family. It has large, strong fins. It is common in the Mediterranean Sea, and in the Atlantic Ocean from the Bay of Biscay to Guinea. It is seldom found further north.

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