Scribbled Filefish ( Aluterus scriptus )

fishing Bataan

A Large Filefish caught by Eric in Bataan

Common Name:    Filefish, Tilapia

Local Name ??? (Tagalog);  Saguksok (Cebuano)

Max Size:  110 cm (2.4 kg)

Biodiversity:  Marine, Reef-Associated,

Depth:  3 – 120 m

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size Limit:  none

Recommended Bait/Lures:  Alae, Seagrass, Small crustaceans

IUCN Red List Status Not Evaluated (NE)

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Posted on February 12, 2015, in Rare/Bizarre. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. its a “saguksok” Ben.. white meat, good to eat when nilarang. 🙂 Nice target when spearfishing too it just stay still.

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