The Turrum is blue-green above and silvery below. It has small greenish or brownish spots on the upper sides of the body. The spots may be grouped into four or five rough bands. Large fish sometime shave three black blotches in a row on flanks.
Yellowspotted trevally, Embury's Turrum, Gold-spotted Trevally
length to 1.2m. Weight to 18kg
rocky reefs, coral reefs, offshore banks to depths of 100m. Found singly or in large schools.
Feeds on small invertebrates, fish
The Turrum is found in tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific. In Australia it is found from south-western coast of Western Australia up round the Northern Territory and down the Queensland coast to southern Queensland.
Relatives in same Genus
Onion Trevally (C. caeruleopinnatus)
Longnose Trevally (C. chrysophrys)
Blue Trevally (C. ferdau)
Thicklip Trevally (C. orthogrammus)
Barcheek Trevally (C. plagiotaenia)