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Acanthocybium solanderi

Description: The Wahoo has a long, narrow body, a long snout and a long dorsal fin. Its body is steel blue on top and pale blue on the bottom. There are 25 to 30 blackish-blue vertical bands that extend down the side to below the lateral line. Wahoo have  a mouth full of sharp triangular teeth.

Size: Wahoo grow to 6 feet and over 100 pounds.

Sometimes confused with: King Mackerel

Habitat: The wahoo is an offshore, warm-water fish usually found alone or in small groups congregating near drifting objects like seaweed. In the western Atlantic, they range from New Jersey to Colombia, and throughout the Gulf of Mexico migrating through the Gulf Stream north in the summer and returning to the tropics in the winter.