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The kingfish is a medium-sized fish, typically from 5 kg (11 lb) to 14 kg (30 lb), Buy Kingfish Online but is know to exceed 40 kg (90 lb).
The entire body is cover with small, hardly visible, loosely attach scales. The first (spiny) dorsal fin is entirely colorless and is usually fold back into a body groove, as are the pelvic fins.
The lateral line starts high on the shoulder, dips abruptly at mid-body, and then continues as a wavy horizontal line to the tail.
Coloration is olive on the back, fading to silver with a rosy iridescence on the sides and fading to white on the belly.
Fish under 5 kg (11 lb) show yellowish-brown spots on the flanks, somewhat smaller than the spots of the Atlantic Spanish mackerel, Scomberomorus maculatus.
Its cutting-edged teeth are large, uniform, closely spaced, and flattened from side to side. These teeth look very similar to those of the bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix.