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

 
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-03 kg (6 lb)
7.25 kg (16 lb 0 oz)
Quepos, Costa Rica
05-Apr-1997
M-06 kg (12 lb)
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica
28-May-1989
W-03 kg (6 lb)
7.71 kg (17 lb 0 oz)
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
05-Apr-1997
W-08 kg (16 lb)
8.50 kg (18 lb 12 oz)
Golfito, Costa Rica
06-May-2008
 

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

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