Costa Rica Fishing - Greater Amberjack Picture

Fish Description: Typically there is a dark stripe that extends from nose to the front side of the dorsal fin and it lights up when it is in feeding mode. There are no scutes, and there is a soft dorsal base that is less than twice the length of the anal fin base.

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Costa Rica Greater Amberjack

Size: Common up to 40 pounds.

Remarks: Largest of the jacks and thought to spawn offshore most of the year. The Greater Amberjack feeds on squid, fish, and crustaceans.

Costa Rica Greater Amberjack