Costa Rica Fishing - Pompano Picture

Fish Description: These fish are a greenish gray on the back that shades into silvery sides. When Pompano are in dark waters they show a little gold on the throat, pelvic, and anal fins. They have a deep flattened body with a small mouth. 22 to 27 soft dorsal rays and 20 to 23 soft anal rays. The location of the anal fin is slightly behind the origin of second dorsal.

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Costa Rica Florida Pompano

Size: Usually less than 3 pounds.

Remarks: Feeds on mollusks and crustaceans, especially sand fleas. Local movements are influenced by the tide, and seasonal movements are influenced by temperature.

Costa Rica Pompano