- 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.
Conserve, manage and protect these resources and their habitats
Name Of Contact
Wayne E Vetter
As the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife, and marine resources, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department works in partnership with the public to: Conserve, manage and protect these resources and their habitats; Inform and educate the public about these resources; Provide the public with opportunities to use and appreciate these resources