National Geographic : 1922 Jan
THE MOON FISH (Selene vomer) This highly esteemed food fish, which reaches a length of a foot or more, lives on sandy shores and feeds on small fishes. Itistaken inseines inlarge numbers about the Florida Keys. In appearance it is most beautiful, suggesting mother-of-pearl. It is foundintropical America onboth the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, from Cape Cod to Brazil, and from Lower California to Peru.