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; subclass Actinopterygii, order Perciformes)

A monospecific family (Pomatomus saltator) comprising an elongate and streamlined marine fish, 1.1 m long, that has a large mouth, short first dorsal fin, and long-based second dorsal and anal fins. It is a voracious predator, living in large schools in offshore waters, although it may come close to shore when following schools of prey fish. It is distributed world-wide in tropical waters.

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