False Trevally (Lactarius lactarius)

Also known as Big Jawed Jumber, Milk Trevally, Milkfish, Silver Lactarid, Whitefish

Description

Also known as Big Jawed Jumber, Milk Trevally, Milkfish, Silver Lactarid, Whitefish.

Found in schools over soft bottoms of estuaries and coastal waters.
They feed on benthic fish and invertebrates.
Length - 40cm
Depth - 15-100m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

The False Trevally is the only member in the Lactariidae family and is an important food source. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/363

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