Horse-Eye Jack Photos

Scientific nameCaranx latus

  • The Pacific Horse-Eye is a gamefish and minor commercial fish in the family Carangidae.
  • It is also known as the Big-Eye Jack, and is similar in appearance to the Jack Crevalle, although the head is not as blunt.
  • Known to feed on smaller fish and on many invertebrates, such as shrimp and crab.
  • A large fish, growing to a maximum recorded length of 101 cm and a weight of 13.4 kg, however is more common at lengths less than 60 cm.
  • A body form similar to other large jacks found throughout its range, with a moderately compressed elongate and deep body
  • The adult Pacific Horse-Eye commonly swims with others in a school, either as one species or mixed with Crevalle.

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