Trevally, bluefin (Caranx melampygus)

Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1833; CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called blue spotted jack, starry jack, blue crevally, omilu, bluefin kingfish
The bluefin trevally is widely distributed in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. It can be found on the Pacific coast of America from Cabo San Lucas on the southern tip of Baja, California, Mexico, and the Islas Revillagigedos and Tres Marias to Panama. It is common throughout Hawaii and Polynesia, occurring in harbors, channels, and on outer reefs. From Australia where it is known along the entire Queensland and northern coasts,... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
13.24 kg (29 lb 3 oz)
Clipperton Island
13-Apr-2012
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
78.0 cm
Isla Jicaron, Panama
30-May-2012
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
2.89 kg (6 lb 6 oz)
Isla San Benedicto, Mexico
19-May-1987
M-02 kg (4 lb)
5.90 kg (13 lb 0 oz)
Gangehi, Ari Atoll, Maldives
10-Jul-1989
M-03 kg (6 lb)
7.25 kg (16 lb 0 oz)
Quepos, Costa Rica
05-Apr-1997
M-04 kg (8 lb)
7.75 kg (17 lb 1 oz)
Maui, Hawaii, USA
30-Aug-2004
M-06 kg (12 lb)
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica
28-May-1989
M-08 kg (16 lb)
9.50 kg (21 lb 0 oz)
Anejima, Japan
15-Jul-2017
M-10 kg (20 lb)
10.84 kg (23 lb 14 oz)
Clipperton Island
12-May-1996
M-15 kg (30 lb)
10.12 kg (22 lb 5 oz)
Maalaea, Maui, Hawaii, USA
28-Nov-1989
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.68 kg (1 lb 8 oz)
Christmas Island, Kiribati
30-Dec-1986
W-02 kg (4 lb)
2.50 kg (5 lb 8 oz)
Kosi Bay, Zululand, South Africa
26-Apr-1986
W-03 kg (6 lb)
7.71 kg (17 lb 0 oz)
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
05-Apr-1997
W-04 kg (8 lb)
2.99 kg (6 lb 9 oz)
Isla Montuosa, Panama
11-Apr-2004
W-06 kg (12 lb)
10.00 kg (22 lb 1 oz)
Clipperton Island
14-May-1990
W-08 kg (16 lb)
8.50 kg (18 lb 12 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
06-May-2008
W-10 kg (20 lb)
9.10 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Inhaca Island, Mozambique
17-Jul-1994
W-15 kg (30 lb)
13.24 kg (29 lb 3 oz)
Clipperton Island
13-Apr-2012
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.81 kg (4 lb 0 oz)
Christmas Island, Kiribati
27-Feb-1996
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.83 kg (6 lb 4 oz)
Cosmoledo Atoll, Seychelles
18-Feb-2008
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
4.08 kg (9 lb 0 oz)
Cosmoledo Atoll, Seychelles
18-Feb-2006
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
5.90 kg (13 lb 0 oz)
Clipperton Island
02-Mar-2013
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
9.75 kg (21 lb 8 oz)
Clipperton Island
25-Apr-2000
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
9.52 kg (21 lb 0 oz)
Clipperton Island
14-Mar-2003
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
9.98 kg (22 lb 0 oz)
Clipperton Island
02-Mar-2013
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.02 kg (2 lb 4 oz)
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
1.58 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Clipperton Island
15-Mar-2003
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
2.38 kg (5 lb 4 oz)
Clipperton Island
14-Mar-2003
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Clipperton Island
13-Mar-2003
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
4.71 kg (10 lb 6 oz)
Toau, French Polynesia
11-Oct-2016
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
7.71 kg (17 lb 0 oz)
Isla Socorro, Mexico
24-Jan-2000
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
3.65 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
30-May-2009
F-Smallfry
5.50 kg (12 lb 2 oz)
Tropic Star Lodge, Panama
06-Aug-2018
M-Junior
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Isla Coiba, Panama
13-Jun-2005
M-Smallfry
5.50 kg (12 lb 2 oz)
Opal Reef, Cairns, Australia
16-Apr-2003