Specimen weight: 6.804 kg (15 lbs)
Record: 15.1 kgs, Castletownshend, 2003
Three dorsal, two anal fins. Pelvic fins tiny. Tail-fin forked. Lower jaw the shorter in young juveniles, but protruding in larger examples. A barbel present, but so minute as not to he noticeable. Lateral line a white stripe, nearly straight (not marked by a white stripe in young juveniles). Dark green or blackish green above, paler on the sides. Grows to about 40 lb.
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