Daga Salmon

Daga Salmon

This Daga Salmon (Argyrosomus japonicus) commonly known as Kob, Giant kob, Kabeljou and Dusky kob is found along the entire coast line of South Africa. It is a popular recreational angling fish and an importain commercial species. The Daga Salmon has a robust boy with an overal color of silvery grey. Thick scales cover the body arranged in 48 to 55 series along the lateral line and a small fleshy scale-less structure is found at the pectoral axil which helps to positively identify this species. Daga Salmon have been heavily targeted by commercial fisheries, leading to a collapse in the population. Today it is considered threatened, but not critically endangered.

EQUIPMENT USED

Canon 7D

Ikelite 7D Housing

Twin Ikelite DS 161 Strobes

Flat Ikelite Lens Port

Ikelite Dual Synch Cord 

Ikelite 5.1 inch Port body