Specimen weight: 1.814kg (4 lbs)
Record: 7 lbs 8 ozs, Killala Bay, 1984
Body deep and strongly compressed. Head large; huge, protrusible mouth. Body edges with spines; spiny first dorsal and anal fin preceded by a spiny, separate fin. Dorsal fin membrane produced as “streamers” between the spines. Yellowish-olive, with a dark spot on the side. Grows to more than 8 lb.
|Best Times to Fish John Dory|
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