- Although the flesh of the almaco jack is considered quality table fare, the species has been associated with ciguatera poisoning, a seldom fatal stomach irritation.
- The almaco jack is susceptible to tapeworm parasites in the caudal peduncle area, but the meat can be eaten safely if affected portions are cut away.
Conservation and wise use of the state's fish and wildlife populations are the primary concern for the Division of Fish and Wildlife
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The mission of the Division of Fish and Wildlife is to conserve and manage the fish and wildlife resources of the state, to provide safe and enjoyable fishing, hunting, and boating opportunities to the citizens of Delaware and its visitors, to manage and make available for public use and enjoyment the lands with which it has been entrusted, and to improve the publics understanding and interest in the state's fish and wildlife resources through information and outreach programs.