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The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when...
The Yellowtail Amberjack or Great Amberjack (Seriola lalandi), is a large fish found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is divided into three subspecies. The California Yellowtail, The Southern Yellowtail, and the Asian Yellowtail. The Southern Yellowtail is the largest weighing at most 114 pounds. The Asian Yellowtail is the smallest and weighs an average of 61 pounds.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.