Monday, July 09, 2007

Giant Trevally - Caranx ignobilis

The Giant Trevally, Caranx ignobilis, is a species of fish belonging to the Jack/Carangidae family. It is also known as Ulua in Hawaiian, Mamulan in the Marianas, rōnin-aji ("ronin jack") in Japanese, and "GT" in many places, the giant trevally has many local names. Locally in Malaysia, it is also known as geropoh.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae
Genus: Caranx
Species: C. ignobilis

Binomial name
Caranx ignobilis
(Forsskål, 1775)

:::... Krazie Fishie with a 5 kg GT from Pulau Sembilan, Malaysia ...:::

Stay tuned for the complete catch report coming your way soon. In the mean time, enjoy the sneak peek while I bask in my glory and nurse my aching muscles.

1 comment:

Ben said...

I love fishing for GTs here in Palau, they are everywhere