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Gray Triggerfish

Detailed Information on the Gray Triggerfish



 


















Gray Triggerfish: Balistes capriscus


Scientific classification:

Kingdom:  Animalia

Phylum:  Chordata

Class:  Actinopterygii

Order:  Tetraodontiformes

Family:  Balistidae

Genus:  Balistes

Species:  B. Capriscus


Common Names for Triggerfish

English language common names include gray triggerfish, grey triggerfish, filefish, leatherjacket, pig-faced, trigger-fish, triggerfish,


Appearance:


     

 

Habitat:


Hard bottom, reefs, ledges;

Triggerfish prefer hard bottoms, reefs, and ledges, the gray triggerfish is abundant in near-shore and offshore locations. They are found in the same locations as Red Snapper, Lane Snappers, Vermilion Snapper, Black seas bass and Groupers..

 

Behavior:

Living and feeding around Hard bottom, reefs, ledges.

 

State Record: 12lb 7oz

World record 13 pounds, 9 ounces


FOOD VALUE: Excellent. Many consider Triggerfish to be tastier other bottom fish.


Fishing Tips and Facts:


How to catch Trigger Fish

 

Additional Information:


How To Measure triggerfish

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