(Forsscål, 1775); CARANGIDAE FAMILY; also called goldie, golden, gold-barred jack, talakitok, yellow ulua, carange d'or.
Golden trevally have a wide international distribution, extending from the Indo-Pacific eastward to the Americas where they are found from Baja, California to Ecuador.
The coloration sets this fish apart from other species of trevallies. In juveniles the color tends to be golden with the belly and sides flushed with beautiful metallic yellow, usually broken by vertical, alternating broad and narrow black bars. This color and the bars tend to fade with age, with the bars...