|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Scomberesocidae||Scomberesox saurus||(Walbaum)||1792||Atlantic Saury|
Unique Characters: Upper and lower jaws prolonged. 5 or 6 small separate finlets, dorsally between dorsal and caudal fins, ventrally between anal and caudal fins. Olive green above with a silver band on each side at the level of the eye and about as broad as the latter. There is a dark green spot above the base of each pectoral fin; dorsal fin greenish; lower parts are silvery with golden gloss. Young fry, which live in the surface waters of the open Atlantic, have dark blue backs and silvery sides.
Similar Species: None.