Pinfish

Pinfish

Lagodon Rhomboides

 

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  • Distinguishing characteristics:  Olive back, bluish sides with yellow stripes and five to six vertical bars on side. Silvery with yellow fins and dark spots on the shoulder

 

In the Wild

  • Habitat:  Waters of the Gulf between 30 and 50ft deep.
  • Diet:  Crabs, clams, crayfish, snails, minnows, frogs, larva, insects, and leeches
  • Predators:
  • Size:  4.5 inches
  • Breeding: 7,000 to 90,000 eggs
  • Life Span:  9 to 10 years

 

 

In the Aquatics Lab

  • Diet:  Squid
  • Size:  4.5 inches
  • Quantity:  2

 

 

Other information

  • Virginia Regulations:  None
  • Commercial Uses:

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