BIGEYE TREVALLY FACTS
The Bigeye Trevally is blue-green above and silvery below. The tips of the dorsal fin and anal fin are white. The tail is yellowish to black. There is a black spot on the upper gill covers and dark scales along the straight part of the lateral line. The pectoral fins are sickle shaped.
length to 90cm
coastal and oceanic waters around reefs at depths to 146m. Adults are found around coral reefs and are mainly active at night. Juveniles are sometimes seen in river estuaries, and sometimes entering rivers and swimming well upstream.
Feeds on other fish and crustaceans
The Bigeye Trevally is found in tropical and warm temperate marine waters of the Indo-Pacific. In Australia it is found from the south-western coast of Western Australia, around Northern Territory and Queensland south to the central coast of New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Bigeye Trevally|
Relatives in same Genus
Giant Trevally (C. ignobilis)
Black Trevally (C. lugubris)
Bluefin Trevally (C. melampygus)