Having the name of Spanish King Mackerel the Seer Fish is a migratory species which can be found in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Worldwide it is famous for both recreation and commercial purposes. Usually, it is considered to be a medium fish and its size varies from 5 to 14 kgs. In certain cases, though they have been found to exceed 40 kg weight too.
Its first dorsal fin is colourless and you can see it folded back like in a body grove. Colour of the fish is olive on the behind with some fading seen on both belly and the back. Small fishes like those less than 5 kg weight are also seen with yellow brownish spots, especially on its flanks. The teeth are sharp and lined uniformly side by side with very less space in between.
The Seer Fish is carnivorous and leaves no opportunity to eat fish voraciously. Their prey would depend on their size. Normally they do not attack any humans but if they feel any kind of threat they cannot be stopped. From North Carolina to Texas the seer fish is considered to be an optimum gaming fish. For commercial purposes, they are trapped using run-around gill nets.
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