Cobia

Cobia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cobia-also known as black kingfish, black salmon, ling, lemonfish, crabeaters, aruan tasek, etc.-are perciform marine fish, the sole representative of their family, the Rachycentridae.Attaining a maximum length of 2 metres (78 inches) and maximum weight of 68 kilograms (150 pounds), cobia have elongate fusiform (spindle shaped) bodies and broad, flattened heads. Their eyes are small and their lower jaw projects slightly past the upper jaw. On the jaws, tongue and roof of the mouth are bands of villiform (fibrous) teeth. Their bodies are smooth with small scales, their dark brown coloration grading to white on the belly with two darker brown horizontal bands on the flanks.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613663631X
  • 9786136636313