Northern Searobin


Northern Searobin - Prionotus carolinus

*Information from FAO Species Identification Guide Western Central Atlantic*

Northern searobin
Size
Small, maximum size to 38 cm.
Habitat, biology, and fisheries

Usually in depths of 18 to 55 m, range from 9 to 170 m. Taken in commercial catches as  bycatch, flesh edible.

Distribution
Nova Scotia to eastern Florida.