Other Common Names:
Upper body dark blue or electric blue with waved stripes.
Lower body silver. Overshot lower jaw.
Maxilla (jaw hinge) not visible.
Dorsal fin curved and highest at rear.
Razor sharp teeth.
Reefs where warm current is running close inshore.
In open ocean around bait fish, logs and current lines.
Over deep reefs and holes on the sea bed.
Trolling lures, minnows or feather lures close to reefs.
Trolling strip bait, often in combination with plastic squid.
Drifting live bait mullet, yellowtail scad or mackerel.
A very fast surface run (Recorded 96 km/h),
often followed by shorter runs in mid water.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
An incredably fast fish that can quickly 'spool' the reel
of an unprepared angler.
| Bigeye Trevally
Black Marlin | Black–blotched Stingray | Blackspot Shark | Blacktip Reef Shark
Blue Marlin | Bluefin Trevally | Bluespotted Stingray | Bonefish | Bridled Parrotfish
Broadbill Swordfish | Bull Shark | Camouflage Grouper | Checkered Seaperch
Cobia | Copper Shark | Coral Trout | Coronation Trout | Daisy Parrotfish
Dogtooth Tuna | Dorado | Dusky Parrotfish | Ember Parrotfish
Giant Trevally | Golden Trevally | Green Jobfish | Grey Mullet | Grey Reef Shark
Hammerhead Shark | Honeycomb Grouper | John's Snapper | Kawa Kawa Tuna
Leopard Shark | Long–Finned Bigeye | Longnose Emperor | Longtail Tuna
Longtom | Mako Shark | Malabar Grouper | Mangrove Jack | Maori Seaperch
Narrow–barred Spanish Mackerel | Peacock Rockcod | Permit | Queenfish
Rainbow Runner | Red Snapper | Reticulated Swellshark | Rosy Snapper
Ruby Snapper | Sailfish | Silvertip Shark | Skipjack Tuna | Smalltooth Emperor
Smalltooth Jobfish | Spangled Emperor | Sweetlip Emperor | Tarpon | Threadfin Salmon
Tiger Shark | Tripletail | Tripletail Wrasse | Wahoo | Yellowfin Tuna