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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes Family: Carangidae Genus: Trachinotus
Species: 20 different species
Pompanos are marine fishes in the Trachinotus genus of the Carangidae family (better known as "jacks")... More »


Florida pompano are commercially fished in all states on the East ... dockside prices of more than $3 per pound of whole fish weight.


Jan 23, 2014 ... Gourmands describe the Atlantic pompano as “the world's most edible fish.” The flat-bodied, pan-sized pompano is easy to eat whole, a form ...


Pompano, Trachinotus carolinus, is a flat-bodied fish with silvery skin in the Jack family. In the wild, these fish inhabit the waters from Virginia to Texas but ...


Jul 23, 2016 ... These days, there's a new sustainable fish called the Pompano fish in the market. You're probably intrigued just by its name, so the next ...


Other Names: Leather Jack. Range & Habitat: Southern Atlantic U.S. coast; Gulf coast. Identification & Biology: These small, thin marine fish usually weigh no ...


Pompano is a highly preferred eating fish. The specimen in the photo was marketed as "Golden Pompano" which is supposed to be T. blochii but it looks more ...


The Florida, or common, pompano (T. carolinus), considered the tastiest, is a valued commercial food fish of the American Atlantic and Gulf coasts and grows to ...


By Peter Miller, Bass 2 Billfish The pompano fish's abundance throughout Florida waters makes it one of the most sought-after gamefish for shore-bound anglers ...


Feb 10, 2015 ... Learn the best saltwater fishing tackle and tips to catch pompano off the coasts of Florida.