Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)

(Linnaeus, 1766); RACHYCENTRIDAE FAMILY; also called ling, lemonfish, black salmon, black kingfish, sergeant fish, crab eater, runner, cabio.
Worldwide in tropical and warm temperate waters both offshore and inshore. Adult cobia seem to prefer shallow continental shelf waters. They particularly like buoys, pilings, wrecks, anchored boats, flotsam, etc., and will sometimes congregate around these objects.
It is the only known member of the family Rachycentridae. It has a long, broad, depressed head. The overall appearance of the fish is similar to that of a small shark, given the shape of the... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
139.0 cm
Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, USA
26-Aug-2011
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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