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Florida State Saltwater Fish - Sailfish

sail fish
The sailfish is the Florida state’s saltwater fish; this fish exhibits a very different physical structure. The sailfish portrays a dark blue coloration on the top and has a kind of light brownish tinge in its lateral parts and the fish’s tummy has a silvery white hue.

The fish has a very elongated upper jaw; it has embedded scales all over the body. These fishes grow very fast and they reach up to a length of 7 feet.

They are found around the regions of south Florida, near the Gulf Stream. These fishes can be easily distinguished with their large dorsal fin, which is attached to their frontal part of the body.

They like to live in warm ocean waters and they are predominantly found near the surface waters.

They are considered to be fastest swimmers in the ocean, when compared with any other fish.