Once common in New York waters, today the sheepshead is more readily found in warmer climes to the south. Indeed, unlike all the other marine life depicted in this series — even the non-finned species that marks Pier 10 — I can't recall ever seeing it swimming, or on ice, at a local market.
See also: Marine-life plaques on Ocean Parkway
Marine-life plaques on Emmons Avenue
Beside the piers between East 21st and East 26th Sts., Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn