Local common name:
37.4 cm [max to 90 cm]
880 gms [max to 8 kg]
5 - 400 m
Areas close to the seabed, usually deep sea. Generally solidary. Feeds on schooling fishes.
Commercial fisheries; Gamefish; Show aquarium. As for food, usually cut in fillet & served locally in restaurant as fish & chips.
No, nearest found off Vietnam's waters.
Highly compressed body with a large dark spot surrounded by a light ring, on each side. Long dorsal filaments. Extremely large mouth. Colour differs slightly, from olive-green to grey to light brown, with a few irregular wavy blotches[sometimes indistinct] on body.
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