Category Archives: Tripletail

Tripletail ( Lobotes surinamensis )

Lobotes surinamensis

Common Name: Tripletail

Local Name: Tilapiang Dagat (Tagalog), Gingao, Ligad (Cebuano)

Max Size110 cm ( 19.2 kgs )

Biodiversity: Marine, Brackish, Benthopelagic, Oceanodromous,  Endemic

Depth: 1 – 70m

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size Limit15 inches

The fish in these pictures were caught off Dumaguete, Negros Oriental around FADs (fish aggregating devices) or buoys.  These fish can be caught along the coast as well.  Yet another one of the many game fish species that can be caught here .

dumaguete tripletail

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