LONGNOSE TREVALLY FACTS
The Longnose Trevally is silvery to blue-green above and silver below. It has a black spot on the gill cover and a long pectoral fin that reaches to the straight portion of the lateral line. It has a blunt snout. The breast has a scaleless area that does not extend above the pectoral fin.
length to 65cm. Weight to 4.3kg
open waters of coastal reefs from 30m to 60m. Juveniles found in inshore areas, estuaries. Usually seen in small groups.
small fish, molluscs, other crustaceans
The Longnose Trevally is found on coastal reefs throughout waters of the Indo-west Pacific. In Australia it is found off the central coast of Western Australia, around the Northern Territory, Queensland, and south to northern New South Wales. Small juveniles are sometimes found off Sydney.
|Common Name:||Longnose Trevally|
Relatives in same Genus
Onion Trevally (C. caeruleopinnatus)
Blue Trevally (C. ferdau)
Turrum (C. fulvoguttatus)
Thicklip Trevally (C. orthogrammus)
Barcheek Trevally (C. plagiotaenia)