Scad (Trachurus trachurus)
Specimen weight: 0.680 kg (1.5 lbs)
Record: 1.97 lbs, Clonakilty, 1986
Shape somewhat like a mackerel, but body more compressed. First dorsal short, spiny, second dorsal and anal long, with two spines in front of the anal. Tail-fin deeply forked; pectorals long and pointed. Lateral line, with keeled plates, conspicuous and spiny posteriorly. Blue green above, steel blue on sides. Grows to about 3 lb.
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