Tripletail Wrasse (Cheilinus trilobatus)

Common NameWrasse

Local Name:  ?? (Tagalog); Tanggisan (Cebuano)

Max Size:  45 cm

Biodiversity: Marine, Reef Associated, Brackish

Depth: 1 – 30 m

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size Limit10 inches

Recommended Bait/Lures:  Shrimp, crabs, other small crustaceans, small lures

Here is a nice little fish I caught in Puerto Galera Mindoro while surf fishing from the beach.  I caught this using a peice of a ghost crab below a bobber.  It put up a good fight.  It was around 11 inches long.  These fish can be found all over the Philippines around reefs.

Posted on June 8, 2011, in Wrasse. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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