Trachinotus goodeiis commonly referred to as Banner Pompano, Camade Fish, Cobbler, Gafftopsail, Gaff-topsail, Great Pompano, Joefish, Longfin Pompano, Old Wife, Palometa, Permit, Pompano, Sand Mackerel, Streamers Jack, Wireback, Zelwan. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Adults form schools in clear coastal areas, usually near coral formations, juveniles common in clean sandy beaches.
Adults feed on crustaceans, polychaete worms, insect pupae, mollusks and fishes.