Scientific name: Seriola fasciata
The lesser amberjack has an olive green or brownish back and silvery sides. A dark diagonal stripe extends upward from its eyes. It looks similar to the amberjack but has proportionately larger eyes and a deeper body profile.
Lesser amberjack can be found nearshore and offshore. They are usually found in deeper waters (180-410 feet) than the other Seriola. These fish swim to offshore waters to spawn.
Lesser amberjacks are seldom encountered by anglers, and are relatively unknown to them. They are found nearshore and offshore.