Scientific Name Pseudocaranx Dentex
Alternative Name(s) Blue Gill, Jack Fish, Silver Trevally
Maori Name(s) Araara, Kopapa, Komutumutu, Raumarie
Typical Length 300 - 600mm
 Typical Weight 2 - 4kg
 Physical Description
  Location / Habitat

Trevally are very common around the North Island and the top of the South Island.


The Trevally makes for a decent eating fish, most commonly served as sashimi and in other raw fish dishes such as the Fijian Kokoda thanks to their high oil content. This species is does also make for enjoyable eating pan fried.

It is recommended to bleed the fish and remove it’s red flesh while filleting.

  Trevally Recipes