Bigeye Trevally Caranx sexfasciatus

Bigeye Trevally
Bigeye Trevally
Bigeye Trevally
The Bigeye Trevally, also called Big-eyed Jack, is native to the coastal areas of Indian and Pacific Oceans, from East Africa to the west coast of Central America.
Bigeye Trevally
Bigeye Trevally
Bigeye Trevally
It is a gregarious fish forming large schools. Its scientific name sexfasciatus and occasional name of Six-banded Trevally refers to the juvenile which is gold coloured with 5-6 dark grey vertical bars. The colour changes to silver-blue and the bars fade on maturity.
Bigeye Trevally
Bigeye Trevally
Bigeye Trevally
Like the Golden Trevally, the Bigeye can grow to 1-1.2 metres long. Diet is smaller fish, crustaceans and molluscs.