Horse-eye Jack (Caranx latus)

Also known as Black Jack, Crevally Jack, False Jack, Horse-eye, Horse-eye Crevalle, Horse-eye Trevally, Jackfish, Trevally, Yellowjack

Description

Also known as Black Jack, Crevally Jack, False Jack, Horse-eye, Horse-eye Crevalle, Horse-eye Trevally, Jackfish, Trevally, Yellowjack.

Found in schools over off-shore reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, small fish and invertebrates.
Juveniles found over mud and sandy bottoms of shorelines.
Can be attracted by divers bubbles!
Length - 100cm
Depth - 0-20m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, Caribbean

Jacks are fast swimming fish that can roam over great distances. The larger fish hunt other fish and the smaller fish eat zooplankton. In turn they are hunted by large Tuna and Dolphins. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/1935

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Horse-eye Jack. Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Horse-eye Jack (Juvenile)

Horse-eye Jack (Juvenile)

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