Amberjack, greater (Seriola dumerili)

(Risso, 1810); CARANGIDAE FAMILY Found in the Indo Pacific around Japan, China, and the Philippines, in the central Pacific off Hawaii, throughout the western Atlantic Ocean, in portions of the eastern Atlantic Ocean (Madeira and southern and western Africa), and in the Mediterranean Sea in tropical and warm temperate waters. It is found mainly near the surface in open waters, but can be found at considerable depths and around off shore reefs, wrecks, buoys, etc.
The greater amberjack often have a distinctive olive colored bar from the snout through the eye, to the beginning of the dorsal fin... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
74.00 kg (163 lb 2 oz)
Zenisu, Tokyo, Japan
22-Jun-2015
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
140.0 cm
Key West, Florida, USA
17-Jul-2011
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
12.02 kg (26 lb 8 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
06-Dec-1984
M-02 kg (4 lb)
21.09 kg (46 lb 8 oz)
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
11-Sep-1986
M-03 kg (6 lb)
30.39 kg (67 lb 0 oz)
Ft. Pierce Inlet, Florida, USA
15-Jan-1976
M-04 kg (8 lb)
37.98 kg (83 lb 12 oz)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
08-Aug-1987
M-06 kg (12 lb)
40.82 kg (90 lb 0 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
04-Mar-1982
M-08 kg (16 lb)
48.98 kg (108 lb 0 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
12-Jan-1984
M-10 kg (20 lb)
54.17 kg (119 lb 7 oz)
M-15 kg (30 lb)
67.58 kg (149 lb 0 oz)
M-24 kg (50 lb)
71.15 kg (156 lb 13 oz)
Iki Island, Nagasaki, Japan
19-Nov-2010
M-37 kg (80 lb)
70.59 kg (155 lb 10 oz)
Challenger Bank, Bermuda
24-Jun-1981
M-37 kg (80 lb) (tie)
70.64 kg (155 lb 12 oz)
M-60 kg (130 lb)
74.00 kg (163 lb 2 oz)
Zenisu, Tokyo, Japan
22-Jun-2015
W-01 kg (2 lb)
10.09 kg (22 lb 4 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
27-May-1992
W-02 kg (4 lb)
10.65 kg (23 lb 8 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
27-May-1992
W-03 kg (6 lb)
25.74 kg (56 lb 12 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
05-Feb-1979
W-04 kg (8 lb)
32.38 kg (71 lb 6 oz)
Port Canaveral, Florida, USA
06-Feb-1989
W-06 kg (12 lb)
41.73 kg (92 lb 0 oz)
Bimini, Bahamas
30-Jan-1978
W-08 kg (16 lb)
30.61 kg (67 lb 8 oz)
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, USA
24-Sep-1983
W-10 kg (20 lb)
45.13 kg (99 lb 8 oz)
Palm Beach, Florida, USA
07-May-1978
W-15 kg (30 lb)
50.80 kg (112 lb 0 oz)
Islamorada, Florida, USA
22-Apr-1983
W-24 kg (50 lb)
48.98 kg (108 lb 0 oz)
Palm Beach, Florida, USA
30-Dec-1967
W-37 kg (80 lb)
39.91 kg (88 lb 0 oz)
Kona, Hawaii, USA
12-Jun-2003
W-60 kg (130 lb)
38.56 kg (85 lb 0 oz)
Palm Beach, Florida, USA
29-Apr-1971
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Boca Raton, Florida, USA
15-Nov-2001
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
13.25 kg (29 lb 3 oz)
Port Canaveral, Florida, USA
23-May-2006
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
13.46 kg (29 lb 11 oz)
Sebastian Inlet, Florida, USA
15-Sep-1972
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
18.59 kg (41 lb 0 oz)
Port Canaveral, Florida, USA
26-Jul-2006
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
36.28 kg (80 lb 0 oz)
Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA
15-Jan-1976
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
47.06 kg (103 lb 12 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
28-Jan-1977
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
24.38 kg (53 lb 12 oz)
Dry Tortugas, Florida, USA
06-Mar-1993
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.95 kg (2 lb 1 oz)
Boca Raton, Florida, USA
15-Nov-2001
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.27 kg (2 lb 12 oz)
Boca Raton, Florida, USA
15-Nov-2001
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
9.75 kg (21 lb 8 oz)
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, USA
06-Aug-2000
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
8.61 kg (19 lb 0 oz)
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, USA
29-Jul-2000
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
18.40 kg (40 lb 9 oz)
Tortugas, Florida, USA
11-Feb-2014
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
14.28 kg (31 lb 8 oz)
Dry Tortugas, Florida, USA
17-Mar-2000
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
15.42 kg (34 lb 0 oz)
Key West, Florida, USA
30-May-2012
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
39.26 kg (86 lb 9 oz)
Gulf of Mexico, Texas, USA
13-Jan-2018
F-Smallfry
39.91 kg (88 lb 0 oz)
Kona, Hawaii, USA
12-Jun-2003
M-Junior
66.50 kg (146 lb 9 oz)
Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
02-Jan-2009
M-Smallfry
44.60 kg (98 lb 6 oz)
Yonagumi Island, Okinawa, Japan
03-Apr-2019

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