Description and Diagnostic Characteristics: : Has translucent “window panes” on either side of its pointed snout. Brown or tan with mottling and a few spots. Single row of thorns along the mid-ridge of the back, has no spine for stinging.
Size: Mostly around 18 inches
Range: Cape Cod to South Florida
Habitat: Soft bottom near shore
Bait and Tackle: Bottom tackle with shrimp or cut bait
Fishing Method: Still fishing
Food Value: Very good, tastes like scallops