What Does a Whiting Fish Look like?

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Whiting, also referred to as the Kingfish can grow up to 19 in. This fish has a silvery look with a dusky dorsal fin. The scales are smaller on the chest of the fish than anywhere else. The caudal fin, or tail fin has a black tip. For more information on what the Whiting fish looks like, refer to .
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A whiting fish can usually be identified by a black spot at the base of the pectoral fin. This fish usually has a short lower jaw, as opposed to other fish which have a long lower jaw. Whiting fish also lack a chin barbell and have about 30 small spikes on their tail fins.
The whiting fish at maturity is around 12 inches long, and weighs about 7 pounds. It has a long, slender body which looks similar to a very large sardine. They can range in color, from yellow-brown to dark blue or green. The are silvery-white on the bottom. You can find more information here: http://www.edinformatics.com/culinaryarts/food_encyclopedia/whiting.htm
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