Giant Trevally (Caranx ignobilis) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Giant Trevally

Giant Trevally are large predatory fish that hunt in groups. They are the largest species of the Caranx genus. They are also referred to as Jacks or Jackfish by many. They normally live in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the Indo-Pcific region, including the Red Sea.

Giant Trevally Jack Jackfish (Caranx ignobilis)
A solo Jack, briefly away from its shoal.
Credit: Alex Lapat March 2018
Giant Trevally following a Manta Ray at Richelieu Rock, Thailand
Giant Trevally (Caranx ignobilis) away from its shoal
Giant Trevally Caranx ignobilis
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Carangidae (Ray-finned fish)
Genus: Caranx (Caranx)
Species: Caranx ignobilis
Average Size: 80 centimetres - 1.6 metres

Previous Customer Who have Spotted Giant Trevally

Joel Rajesh
Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: Andaman
Trip destinations: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
When: Apr 2022

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