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Black Jack
Caranx lugubris

Location

Revillagigedo National Park, Mexico

Date

06/04/2016

Description

The black jack lives either individually or in small schools and is known to school with other species. It is a predatory fish, taking a variety of fish, crustaceans and mollusks as prey. These species' common names all refer to the black hue displayed by the fish, with the name 'black jack' most commonly used. Other names include 'black trevally', 'black kingfish', 'coal fish' and 'black ulua' in Hawaii.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDjw3hCjL2Z/

Learn More

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caranx_lugubris
Octavio Aburto
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