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White captain

White Captain - Marine tropical fish. Predator, can reach a length of 140 centimeters and gain up to 16 kilograms of weight. There are no small bones in it. The meat is white, some have a pleasant pinkish color. Another name for this fish is Otolith.

Large specimens of fish otoliths and otolithoids have long been called captains in fishing and trade abroad. Fish of the genera otoliths, otolithoids and cynoscyons have been known as a commodity up to the present time under the unfortunate name of captain fish (with a length of at least 35 cm) and sea trout (less than 35 cm). In body shape, all these fish resemble the Mediterranean dorado. In the Seychelles, it is consistently caught by jigging and bottoming at depths of up to 60 meters.


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