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Golden Trevally Fish

Golden Trevally Fish:

Researchers of the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) have succeeded in captive breeding of golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus)

  • Golden trevally Fish is a high value marine fish also known as golden king fish.
  • It is a reef-associated fish and lives in the company of larger fishes like skates, sharks, groupers etc.
  • It is an ideal candidate species for mariculture due to its faster growth rates, good meat quality and huge market demand for both consumption and ornamental purposes.
  • In India, the fish landing observations show that the golden trevally are landed predominantly at reef area fishing grounds in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka and Gujarat.