By Dorothy Sterling
This is often all a part of Dorothy Sterling's attention-grabbing description of The Outer Lands, and the crops and animals that inhabit this peninsula and chain of islands alongside our New England coast.
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The back is blue or blue-green, fading to silvery on the lower sides and the belly; a characteristic feature of the Atlantic bonito is the dark lines that extend from the back to just below the lateral line. It can be distinguished from the tuna by its slimmer body, a mouth full of teeth, and dark lines on its back, rather than on its belly. Size. The Atlantic bonito averages 2 to 10 pounds, although it may attain a weight of 20 pounds and a length of 36 inches. An 18-pound, 4-ounce specimen holds the alltackle world record.
If the temperature rises higher than usual, or other water changes take place, the bait schools will depart from their customary haunts, and the bluefin will follow. Inshore fish such as the shad and the striped bass may travel various distances along the coast before arriving in freshwater rivers or brackish stretches that meet the requirements for their spawning activities. Some species do not travel along a coast or migrate north and south; instead, they move offshore into deeper water in cold weather and inshore during warm weather.
Adults feed primarily on sponges but also consume algae and minute organisms. 34 Angelﬁsh, Queen Barracuda, Great Sphyraena barracuda An excellent gameﬁsh, the great barracuda leads a list of marine ﬁsh that cause ciguatera when eaten, although small fish are apparently not poisonous. Not every barracuda causes ciguatera, but there is no safe or reliable way of recognizing toxic ﬁsh. Identification. The great barracuda is long and slender, with a large, pointed head and large eyes. The dorsal ﬁns are widely separated, and the ﬁrst dorsal ﬁn has ﬁve spines, whereas the second has 10 soft rays.
The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island by Dorothy Sterling