A Giant Trevally


A giant trevally (Caranx ignobilis), also known as the iggy, karambezi, giant kingfish or simply the GT, is a highly sought after fish by anglers and spear fishermen. They grow up to 170 centimeters (67″) and approximately 80 kilograms (176 lbs.). They can put up quite a fight when caught on a rod, due to their body shape and by turning against the direction they are being pulled in. Giant trevally are classified as game fish and are often found in shoals. They mature very quickly reaching sexual maturity in three years which allows the species to keep the population levels up despite over fishing in almost every location.

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