- Distinguishing characteristics: Silver on the side and greenish on the dorsal surface. Yellow colors are present on the ventral and tail surface.
In the Wild
- Habitat: They live in saltwater near sandy beaches.
- Diet: They eat clams, shrimp and crabs.
- Size: Pompano can grow up to 2 feet.
In the Aquatics Lab
- Quantity: 0
- Commercial Uses: Pompano are considered very good table fare but are only caught in small numbers by commercial fishermen.