Fat Tuna


Blue Runner

Caranx crysos

The Greater amberjack usually occurs in the Azores during the summer months and are typically caught in coastal areas and around shallow seamounts.

Conservation Status

Local stocks appear to be healthy.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


The size of this species varies between 15 cm to 100 cm and the average size has between 2 to 5 kg.


Between May and October



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