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Bluefin trevally

Bluefin trevally (Caranx melampigus)

The head and body are brass-coloured. The median fin is electric blue. The pectoral fin is yellow and falcate. The largest recorded parameters: length - 117 cm, weight - 43.5 kg. Coastal and oceanic reef-bound species. Juveniles are found in shallow water and in rivers. Feeds mainly on fish and crustaceans. With a length of more than 50 cm, it is often toxic.


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