Pompano, African (Alectis ciliaris)

(Bloch, 1787); CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called Cuban jack, Atlantic threadfin, threadfin, pennantfish, cobblerfish
The African pompano is the largest and most widespread species of the genus Alectis. It can be distinguished from other members of the genus by the lower number of gill rakers on the first branchial arch (18 22 as opposed to 30 35 in A. indicus of the Indo Pacific and even more in A. alexandrinus of Mediterranean and West African waters).
It is characterized by 4 6 elongated, thread like rays in the front part of the second dorsal and anal fins. In juveniles the first two of thes... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
100.0 cm
Key West, Florida, USA
17-Jul-2011
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

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

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