GT (Giant Trevally)

The Giant Trevally is a large and powerful predatory fish found in the waters off the coast of Broome, Western Australia. It is known for its sleek and muscular body, which is typically a silver-grey color with a hint of green. These fish are capable of reaching lengths of over 1 meter and can weigh up to 60 kilograms. They are known for their impressive strength and fighting ability, making them a popular target for sport fishermen. To identify the GT, look for its large mouth with sharp teeth and its large, triangular dorsal fin. The average weight of this species is around 15-20 kg for males and 10-15 kg for females, while the average length is around 90-100 cm for males and 80-90 cm for females.

Habitat: The GT can be found in a variety of habitats, including shallow inshore waters, coral reefs, and deep offshore waters. They are typically found in areas with strong currents, where they can use their strength to ambush their prey.

Feeding Behaviour: The GT is a predatory fish that feeds on a variety of smaller fish, squid, and crustaceans. They are known to ambush their prey by lying in wait and then striking suddenly, using their speed and strength to overpower their prey. They are also known to chase down fast-moving prey, using their speed and agility to chase them down.

Species Info

Male Average Length: 90cm

female Average Length: 80cm

Male Average Weight: 15Kg

Female Average Weight: 10Kg

Best Fishing Methods: The best fishing methods for catching the GT include casting lures or live baits, jigging, and trolling. It is important to use strong gear and heavy line when fishing for these powerful fish, as they are known to put up a strong fight. It is also important to match your bait to the local conditions and to the prey that is most common in the area.

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