TARGET KOMODO FISHING, GT.
Ulua, GT, Giant Trevally, Caranx Ignobilis is our main target. This fish are well-known for its endurance, fighting power, stubbern fish that not surrender easy. Keeps the anglers adrenaline pumping up.
GT mostly found in the rocky shallow area, with strong current are, the strongest the current, the strongest the GTs are. Komodo are are living amongst the strongest current breaks in the area, makes them even more stronger. As in fishbase.org this giant trevally (above pic. by Allan JE), this beautiful strong creatures are distribute at Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and east coast of Africa to the Hawaiian and Marquesan islands, north to southern Japan (Ref. 559) and the Ogasawara Islands, south to northern Australia.
At the climate of: tropical; 26 – 29°C; 35°N – 37°S , and the environment of reef-associated; brackish; marine; depth range 10 – 100 m. Komodo has been proven as the best GTs fishing destination worldwide that has all the charateristic for all Ulua to grow bigger stronger and protected by its strong current.
These Giant Trevally morphologhy: Dorsal spines (total): 9 – 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17 – 22; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 15 – 17. Head and body dusky golden dorsally, silver ventrally; fins usually pigmented grey to black. Opercular spot absent. 26-38 strong scutes. Breast without scales ventrally; a small patch of prepelvic scales. Pectoral fins falcate; anal fin with 2 detached spines. Adults occur singly and inhabit clear lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Juveniles found in estuaries. Feed on crustaceans (like crabs and spiny lobsters) and fishes at night (Ref. 4887). Large individuals may be ciguatoxic. It’s the largest trevally, reaching 1.7 m in length and a weight of over 60 kg (Ref. 48635). Spawn on shallow seaward reefs and offshore banks (Ref. 37816).