Other Common Names:
Upper body dark and lower body silver with a white belly.
Dark fins. First dorsal fin spiky and triangular.
Bright and flashing eyes. Sharp gill plates and overshot lower jaw.
Brackish water in rivers, lagoons and mangrove creeks.
Must return to saltwater in order to breed.
Spinning or slow trolling with small lures and minnows.
Fishing at anchor or from shore with live or dead prawns, mullet or herring.
A fast and powerful fighter that will dive for shelter.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
One of the most popular sport fish due to its fine fighting capabilities.
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