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Common Dart

( Trachinotus botla )
Description

Other names

Largespotted dart , Black-spotted Swallowtail, Dart, Largespot Dart, Southern Swallowtail, Surf Bream, Surf Trevally, Swallowtail, Swallowtail Dart

How to Catch
Distribution
Eating
Fast Facts
  • Is a member of the family¬†Carangidae (jacks and scads)
  • Can grow to 75cm in length
  • In Australia, found only in WA
  • Common catch along sandy surf beaches
  • Best targeted in the surf with small fleshy baits such as pippis or worms
  • Edible