Runner, rainbow (Elagatis bipinnulata)

(Quoy & Gaimard, 1824); CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called runner, rainbow yellowtail, skipjack, shoemaker, Hawaiian salmon, prodigal son
Occurs worldwide in tropical and warm temperate waters particularly temperatures of 70? 80?F (21? 30?C). Young are known to occur in the vicinity of floating rafts or debris and have been seen swimming with large sharks accompanied by pilotfish. It is rarely found in shore being more an inhabitant of the open sea. Young fish probably swim in relatively loose, small schools; older fish are more solitary.
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All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
17.05 kg (37 lb 9 oz)
Isla Clarion, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico
21-Nov-1991
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
4.53 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Piñas Bay, Panama
07-Mar-1984
M-02 kg (4 lb)
5.89 kg (13 lb 0 oz)
Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
04-Apr-1982
M-03 kg (6 lb)
8.65 kg (19 lb 1 oz)
Isla Montuosa, Panama
27-Nov-2015
M-04 kg (8 lb)
8.84 kg (19 lb 8 oz)
Club Pacifico, Panama
10-Mar-1982
M-06 kg (12 lb)
10.88 kg (24 lb 0 oz)
Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica
23-Nov-1986
M-08 kg (16 lb)
9.97 kg (22 lb 0 oz)
Piñas Bay, Panama
07-Jan-1986
M-10 kg (20 lb)
11.33 kg (25 lb 0 oz)
Piñas Bay, Panama
09-May-1965
M-15 kg (30 lb)
14.06 kg (31 lb 0 oz)
Isla Roca Partida, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico
03-Dec-1981
M-24 kg (50 lb)
15.25 kg (33 lb 10 oz)
Isla Clarion, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico
14-Mar-1976
W-01 kg (2 lb)
3.74 kg (8 lb 4 oz)
Piñas Bay, Panama
01-Jul-1984
W-02 kg (4 lb)
6.46 kg (14 lb 4 oz)
Argus Bank, Bermuda
18-Jul-1994
W-03 kg (6 lb)
5.66 kg (12 lb 8 oz)
Piñas Bay, Panama
10-Dec-1975
W-04 kg (8 lb)
7.71 kg (17 lb 0 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
11-Apr-1987
W-06 kg (12 lb)
8.61 kg (19 lb 0 oz)
Club Pacifico, Panama
21-Jan-1982
W-08 kg (16 lb)
10.16 kg (22 lb 6 oz)
Pacific Ocean, Midway Atoll
02-Sep-1998
W-10 kg (20 lb)
8.76 kg (19 lb 5 oz)
Isla Roca Partida, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico
14-Dec-1983
W-15 kg (30 lb)
11.80 kg (26 lb 0 oz)
Buena Vista, Baja California, Mexico
29-Oct-1986
W-24 kg (50 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Clipperton Island,
01-May-2001
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
3.20 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
09-Mar-1990
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
7.10 kg (15 lb 10 oz)
Yonagunijima, Okinawa, Japan
03-May-2002
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
3.91 kg (8 lb 10 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
18-Jan-1980
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
7.44 kg (16 lb 6 oz)
Ascension Island, United Kingdom
12-Jul-2012
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
8.24 kg (18 lb 3 oz)
Challenger Bank, Bermuda
10-Jun-2006
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
2.26 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Suwarrow Atoll, Cook Islands
03-Aug-2006
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
3.62 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Aldabra Chain, Seychelles
03-Jan-2007
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
4.39 kg (9 lb 11 oz)
Argus Bank, Bermuda
28-Jun-2013
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
4.08 kg (9 lb 0 oz)
Aldabra Chain, Seychelles
03-Jan-2007
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
4.26 kg (9 lb 6 oz)
Herradura, Costa Rica
03-Jul-2004
F-Smallfry
5.44 kg (12 lb 0 oz)
Tropic Star Lodge, Panama
06-Aug-2018
M-Junior
6.38 kg (14 lb 1 oz)
Tropic Star Lodge, Piñas Bay, Panama
27-Jul-2009
M-Smallfry
5.08 kg (11 lb 3 oz)
Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA
30-Aug-1997
M-Smallfry (tie)
5.12 kg (11 lb 4 oz)
Venice, Louisiana, USA
25-Jun-2002

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