Golden Kingfish Morphology

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Also known as the golden kingfish, banded trevally and king trevally, the Golden Trevally has a unique colouration, which ranges from bright yellow with black bars as a juvenile and a golden/silver colour as an adult, It is known to grow to 120 cm in length and 15 kg in weight.
They tend to create schools and follow larger animals such as Jelly fish and sharks, but can also be found living in solitude. Because of their fast reflexes and manoeuvrability they can avoid being attacked by the larger species they would follow, and this also allows them to get protection from other predators and the large host would attack the predator. The species’ mouth is one of its features that define it from other fish as the mouth is highly protractile and

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