Fish Facts: Jack Knifefish – Equetus Lanceolatus

Jack Knifefish – Equetus lanceolatus range from North Carolina all the way south to Brazil. This include Bermuda, Bahamas, parts of Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.

Jack Knife fish live in bays sounds and deeper coral reefs. They are sometimes kept in aquariums. They feed mainly on small shrimps and crabs.

Interestingly these fish are members of the drum family. Not what you would expect your typical drum to look like.

Added a a rare picture of a baby jack knifefish!