Other Common Names:
Upper body sea blue with two light blue lateral lines.
Belly silvery white with one bronze–yellow lateral line.
Bright yellow and forked tail.
In open ocean around logs, flotsam, weed lines and in warm current.
Around buoys and FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices).
Around deep water reefs, wrecks and drop off continental shelf.
Trolling live or dead mullet, mackerel or squid.
Trolling smaller lures, minnows and poppers.
Drifting with small live bait, often with chum.
Deep water jigging.
Fast but short runs near the surface.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
Not a great fighter, but can sometimes be caught in large numbers.
Also an excellent table fish.
| 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