Dictionary of Fish : Fish Directory - reference guide to Atlantic Spadefish
<<<Back to Saltwater Fish Directory
Facts about Atlantic Spadefish
Chaetodipterus faber are generally schooling fish and appear off our shores in schools of just a few to more than 500. They are characterized by silvery deep, flattened bodies with 4 to 6 black vertical bands on each side which sometimes become obscure in larger fish. The first and second dorsal fins are separated, the caudal fin is concave and the anterior rays of second dorsal fin are elongated.
© 2006-2009 Dictionary of Fish - Directory of Fish - All Rights Reserved