Grey triggerfish

Grey triggerfish




Scientific name Balistes capriscus
Family Balistidae
FAO code TRG

General characteristics of the species

Bone fish. Oval, tall, compressed body with small, hard scales. Small mouth and gill openings reduced to a small opening above the pectoral fins. It has no pelvic fins. It presents a thick spine inside the abdomen. Yellowish gray in color, darker on the back with numerous white dots. The fins are bluish with dark spots. It can reach a total length of up to 50 cm.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (hand lines) and coastal gillnets.
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes. Cool, on ice.