Jack, Pacific crevalle (Caranx caninus)

Gunther, 1868; CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called toro, crevally, cavalla, jiguagua
This eastern Pacific species is identical in most respects to the crevalle jack (Caranx hippos) of the western Atlantic, including the characteristic black spot or blotch on the operculum (gill cover) and on the pectoral fins. The Pacific species is distinguished externally only by the presence of a larger maximum number of scutes (up to 42, as opposed to 26 35 in C. hippos). This and other differences documented by scientists have led to classification of the Pacific crevalle jack in recent years as a separate an... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
17.69 kg (39 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
03-Mar-1997
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
87 cm
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
01-Aug-2015
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.17 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
20-Dec-1995
M-04 kg (8 lb)
10.50 kg (23 lb 2 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
05-Dec-2008
M-06 kg (12 lb)
11.14 kg (24 lb 8 oz)
Junquillal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
30-May-2015
M-15 kg (30 lb)
13.60 kg (30 lb 0 oz)
Punta Cuchillo, Bahia Rica, Costa Rica
15-Dec-2007
M-24 kg (50 lb)
14.06 kg (31 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
17-Dec-1997
W-03 kg (6 lb)
10.06 kg (22 lb 3 oz)
Marina Papagayo, Guanacasta, Costa Rica
07-Jul-2011
W-04 kg (8 lb)
9.53 kg (21 lb 0 oz)
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
04-Aug-2016
W-06 kg (12 lb)
10.89 kg (24 lb 0 oz)
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
04-Aug-2016
W-08 kg (16 lb)
10.30 kg (22 lb 11 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
06-Dec-2008
W-10 kg (20 lb)
11.70 kg (25 lb 12 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
05-Dec-2008
W-15 kg (30 lb)
11.96 kg (26 lb 6 oz)
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
30-Jul-2008
W-24 kg (50 lb)
17.69 kg (39 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
03-Mar-1997
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
9.97 kg (21 lb 15 oz)
Crocodile Bay Lodge, Costa Rica
28-Feb-2005
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
11.70 kg (25 lb 12 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
05-Dec-2008
F-Smallfry
9.10 kg (20 lb 1 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
03-Apr-2010
M-Smallfry
10.48 kg (23 lb 1 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
13-Feb-2010

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