Jack, almaco (Seriola rivoliana)

CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called bonito, horse eye bonito, medregal, songoro, hirenaga-kanpachi
This species occurs in most of the world’s tropical waters, entering temperate waters in some areas. The distribution in the eastern Atlantic is not well established and it is absent from the Red Sea and French Polynesia. Almaco jacks inhabit the outer reef slopes and offshore banks, where they may form small schools. They are rarely caught in inshore waters. Young almaco jacks are often seen far offshore around floating objects.
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All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
125.0 cm
Jicaron Island, Panama
15-May-2019
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

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

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