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Horse-eye Jack

(Caranx latus)



Maturity at: 34 cm in length

Max Published Size: 101 cm and 35 pounds

TnT Record: 35 pounds (unofficial)

TnT Season: Year round

IUCN status: Least concern



General Information: Found in offshore and inshore reefs forming schools. Juveniles are can be found along shores of sandy beaches, also over muddy bottoms. Has been known to swim in rivers. Adults feed on fishes, shrimps, and other invertebrates. Often approach divers. Eggs are pelagic.  In Trinidad and Tobago is known as cavalli, where is very popular and highly consumed.


Photo courtesy Richard Parkinson

Photo courtesy Richard Parkinson

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