Schools of Menidia all around the dock edges. Menhaden and small snapper bluefish below them.
A fisherman caught two of them before I left the area. They were nice enough to let me take a few pictures of them.
Observations made during an MSU Ichthyology Lab through shocking and seining.
The Neotropical silversides are a family, Atherinopsidae, of fishes in the order Atheriniformes. About 104 species in 13 genera are distributed throughout the tropical and temperate waters of the New World, including both marine and freshwater habitats. The familiar grunions and Atlantic silverside belong to this family.