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Bigeye trevally

Bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus, is a fast, saltwater fish found throughout the Indo-Pacific as well as the southern Atlantic Oceans. It inhabits coastal waters and oceanic reefs and has also been known to enter rivers. During the day, it forms big schools which disperse to feed at night on fish and crustaceans. It has a large head with large eyes and a silvery body, and a distinguishing white tip on the dorsal fin. They reach a maximum length of 3.94 ft (120cm) and weigh up to 39.68 lb (18kg).

The Bigeye trevally is commercially fished and is also popular as a game fish. It can be found sold fresh in markets.

Bigeye trevally


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