Key West; Key West Fishing - A Sportfishing Guide to Key West and The
Florida Keys - Key-West-Fishing.com
Primarily INSHORE fish, although adult fish spawn OFFSHORE
where ribbon-like larval stage of the fish can be found.
40 lb - 50 lb.
Slow grower, matures at 7 to 13 years of age. Spawning
occurs between May and September. Female may lay more than 12 million eggs;
can tolerate wide range of salinity; Juveniles commonly found in fresh
water. Can breath air at the surface. Feeds mainly on fish and large