Trevally, bigeye (Caranx sexfasciatus)

Quoy & Gaimard, 1825; CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called turrum, ulua, previously known by the misnomers giant or great trevally
Broadly found in tropical waters throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans from east Africa to western America. It is found in rocky areas near shore as well as at outside reef drop offs on the edge of deep tide running channels, and in the deeper waters beyond the reef. This species is replaced in the Atlantic Ocean by its close relative the horse eye jack (Caranx latus).
The maximum verified size is 30 in (757 mm) fork length. The breast is completely scaled. The body... Read More

 
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
3.11 kg (6 lb 13 oz)
Bahia Pez Vela, Costa Rica
14-Apr-1983
W-03 kg (6 lb)
4.10 kg (9 lb 0 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
18-Mar-2006
W-04 kg (8 lb)
3.81 kg (8 lb 6 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
24-Oct-2003
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
3.65 kg (8 lb 1 oz)
Drake's Bay, Costa Rica
29-May-1997

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