banded rudderfish

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Noun1.banded rudderfish - fish having the habit of following shipsbanded rudderfish - fish having the habit of following ships; found in North American and South American coastal waters
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
genus Seriola, Seriola - a genus of Carangidae
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You might think that banded rudderfish are easy to identify since, stating the obvious, they are banded.
* Signup is required of anglers (including those 65 and older) fishing in the Gulf of Mexico (excluding Monroe County) from a private boat, who plan to harvest, possess or land any of the following reef fish: red and vermilion snapper; gag; black and red grouper; gray triggerfish; greater and lesser amberjack; banded rudderfish; and almaco jack.
Banded Rudderfish (Seriolazonata): Take the basic AJ shape and fin structure, wash out most of the dark brown coloration and paint dark vertical bars along the sides and you have this sporty little jack that grows about twice as big as the lesser amberjack but not as large as an almaco.