Morphology: It has an elongated – lateral – wide body, with a large head and a “clipped” tail. It has a variety of colours, depending on the size, with the adults being silver-coloured on the front and olivaceous on the back – with sides that vary from whitish to golden shades. The first dorsal fin consists of seven rays, while the second is unusually large, and the fins overall, have a yellowish-oily colour. It has small teeth.
Physical presence: Global. Common species in the Mediterranean Sea.
Note: Greater amberjack is at an experimental stage of production