Felix Chan

Bigeye trevally

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Bigeye trevally

Characteristics

Usually occurs in small schools of around or fewer than 10 individuals.

Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans.

Description

  • Body silvery and bluish green dorsally.
  • A small black dot on the upper edge of gill cover.
  • Second dorsal fin with white tip.
  • Caudal fin black to yellowish.
  • Juveniles possess several dusky vertical bars on body.

Common Name: Bigeye trevally

Family Common Name: Jacks

Family: Carangidae

Scientific Name: Caranx sexfasciatus ___(Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Genus: Caranx

Maximum Length: 120 cm (Total Length)