The permit is a game fish of the western Atlantic ocean belonging to the Carangidae family. Permits can be distinguished by their elongated dorsal fins and anal fin. The permit tails are deeply forked and their bodies are compressed laterally, making the fish tall and thin when viewed from the front. In North America, they are found on the Atlantic coast from Massachusetts to the Florida Keys and throughout most of the Caribbean Islands.
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