BLUEFIN TREVALLY FACTS
The Bluefin Trevally has electric blue second dorsal fin, anal fins and tail. The upper half of the body is grey to brassy with scattered small blue-black spots. Juveniles have pale to dusk fins apart from pectoral fins which are yellow. Usually seen singly or less commonly in small schools.
length to 1.1m. Weight to 44kg.
coastal and oceanic species found around reefs at depths to 190m. Juveniles found in shallow sandy inshore waters, and in river estuaries.
Feeds on other fish and crustaceans
The Bluefin Trevally is found throughout the Indo-Pacific. In Australia it is found in tropical waters from around Margaret River, Western Australia to around Sydney, New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Bluefin Trevally|
Relatives in same Genus
Giant Trevally (C. ignobilis)
Black Trevally (C. lugubris)
Bigeye Trevally (C. sexfasciatus)