Silver Trevally | Pseudocaranx dentex

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Common Name: Silver Trevally
Species Name: Pseudocaranx dentex

Silver Trevally

The Silver Trevally is also known as the White Trevally, Skippy, Trevally, Skipjack Trevally and Blurter. The Silver Trevally colour is generally greyish green to bluish with purple hues on the back and upper flanks progressing down to silvery lower half and belly area. Juveniles have a yellow stripe on the body this may also be present on adult fish when caught. Other distinctive features of the Silver Trevally are the scutes just before the tail and just above the pectoral fin is a dark spot may also be present. The Silver Trevally can grow to approximately 5kg in weight and 80cm long however fish between 2 and 3kg are most commonly caught.

Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.

Light Tackle to Medium Tackle

Metal Jigs, Chrome Lures, Small Minnows, Poppers, Soft Plastics and Fly.

Pilchards, Garfish, Whitebait, Squid and Prawn.

Silver Trevally Size and Bag Limits

Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.


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