White trevally, Pseudocaranx dentex, (also known as striped jack) is a jack of the family Carangidae widespread in tropical and warm temperate areas between 40°N and 47°S, in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans. It has a deep body, and a greenish colour with metallic overtones and a dark spot above the gills. The fins are yellow. Trevally are strong fighters and the flesh is good to eat if a little dry. It is often used as cut baits. Maximum size is about 120 cm.
Relationship with humans
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- "Trevally, White". igfa.org. IGFA. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Pseudocaranx dentex" in FishBase. March 2006 version.
- Photos of White trevally on Sealife Collection
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