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. Zoological Society bulletin . PORKFISH. ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN. 817. RED-MOUTHED GRUNT: TOM TATE. curs in both Atlantic and Pacific waters. Thesethree are the giants among the sea basses andare among the largest bony fishes known,reaching a weight of five hundred to six hun-dred pounds. Two specimens of the SpottedJewfish are now among the Aquarium exhibits.This species is able to execute some of the colorchanges characteristic of the group but not insuch a striking manner as the Nassau Grouperand Red Grouper. The fishes belonging in the family Carang-idea, including the Pompanos, Leath

. Zoological Society bulletin . PORKFISH. ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN. 817. RED-MOUTHED GRUNT: TOM TATE. curs in both Atlantic and Pacific waters. Thesethree are the giants among the sea basses andare among the largest bony fishes known,reaching a weight of five hundred to six hun-dred pounds. Two specimens of the SpottedJewfish are now among the Aquarium exhibits.This species is able to execute some of the colorchanges characteristic of the group but not insuch a striking manner as the Nassau Grouperand Red Grouper. The fishes belonging in the family Carang-idea, including the Pompanos, Leath Stock Photo
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. Zoological Society bulletin . PORKFISH. ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN. 817. RED-MOUTHED GRUNT: TOM TATE. curs in both Atlantic and Pacific waters. Thesethree are the giants among the sea basses andare among the largest bony fishes known,reaching a weight of five hundred to six hun-dred pounds. Two specimens of the SpottedJewfish are now among the Aquarium exhibits.This species is able to execute some of the colorchanges characteristic of the group but not insuch a striking manner as the Nassau Grouperand Red Grouper. The fishes belonging in the family Carang-idea, including the Pompanos, Leather Jacks,Amberfishes, Cavallas, Runners and Moonfishes,are characteristically denizens of the open seas,and nearly all have a wide distribution in trop-ical and sub-tropical waters, some of them rang-ing in summer into the temperate seas. Sincethey are active, strong swimmers they are usual-ly not well adapted to a life of confinement inthe Aquarium. A number of species have, how-ever, been kept with a meas-ure of success. Among thesewe are able at present to ex-hibit tw

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