BARCHEEK TREVALLY FACTS
The Barcheek Trevally is silver-grey and adults may have small grey and yellowish spots on the body. There are sometimes six or seven darker oblique bands above the midline. It has a black bar in front of the gill covers, hence the common name of Barcheek Trevally. It has a slightly protruding lower jaw. The tail, second dorsal and anal fins are dark. The pectoral fins are pale.
length to 45cm
shallow water along edges of steep outer reef and lagoon slopes to depths of 200m. Found singly or in groups.
small fish and crustaceans from sea floor
The Barcheek Trevally is found in tropical marine waters of the Indo-Pacific and Western Pacific. In Australia it is found on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland.
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Relatives in same Genus
Onion Trevally (C. caeruleopinnatus)
Longnose Trevally (C. chrysophrys)
Blue Trevally (C. ferdau)
Turrum (C. fulvoguttatus)
Thicklip Trevally (C. orthogrammus)