Giant Trevally

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
Description

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.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Carangidae (Ray-finned fish)
Genus: Caranx (Caranx)
Species: Caranx ignobilis
Size
Average Size: 80 centimetres - 1.6 metres

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