Daily Archives: November 24, 2012

Island Trevally ( Carangoides orthogrammus )

talakitok

Common Name: Yellow Spotted Trevally, Island Jack, Thicklip Trevally, False Bluefin Trevally

Local Name: Talakitok (Tagalog), Mamsa (Bisaya)

Max Size:  75 cm ( 6.6 kgs )

Biodiversity: Marine, Reef Associated, Endemic, Oceanodromous

Depth:  3 – 170 m

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size Limit: 10 inches

Here is a Trevally or Talakitok (known in Bisaya as Mamsa) caught by Sharptooth while fishing live shrimp on the bottom.  This is another example of the variety of trevally species which can be caught here in the Philippines.