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American food and game fishes : a popular account of all the species found in America north of the Equator, with keys for ready identification, life histories and methods of capture / by David Starr Jordan and Barton Warren Evermann ; illustrated with colored plates and text drawings, and with photographs from life by A. Radclyffe Dugmore.
Date 1902
Author Dugmore, A. Radclyffe; Evermann, Barton Warren; Jordan, David Starr

The bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) is the only extant species of the family Pomatomidae. It is a marine pelagic fish found around the world in temperate and subtropical waters, except for the northern Pacific Ocean. Bluefish are known as tailor in Australia, shad on the east coast of South Africa, and elf on the western North American coast[citation needed]. Other common names are blue, chopper, and anchoa. It is a popular gamefish.

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Scientific Name: Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Names:
English – Bluefish, Shad, Blue Fish, Choppers, Elf, Fatback, Greenfish, Horsemackerel, Horse Mackerel, Jumbos, Marine Piranha, Razorbacks, Salmon Bluefish, Ancho, Skipjack, Skipmackerel, Skip Mackerel, Snap Mackerel, Snapping Mackerel, Tailor, Tailor Run
French – Coupe-fil, Tassergal
Spanish – Anchoa de Banco, Anchova de Banco, Anjova, Pez Azul
Cheilodipterus heptacanthus Lacepède, 1801
Cheilodipterus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
Chromis epicurorum Gronow, 1854
Gasterosteus saltatrix Linnaeus, 1766
Gonenion serra Rafinesque, 1810
Lopharis mediterraneus Rafinesque, 1810
Perca lophar Forsskål, 1775
Pomatomix saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766)
Pomatomus pedica Whitley, 1931
Pomatomus saltator (Linnaeus, 1766)
Pomatomus skib Lacepède, 1802
Scomer sypterus Pallas, 1814
Sparactodon nalnal Rochebrune, 1880
Sypterus pallasii Eichwald, 1831
Temnodon conidens Castelnau, 1861
Temnodon saltator (Linnaeus, 1766)
Temnodon tubulus Saville-Kent, 1893
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