what kind of fish this is?

Joe Nelson

One Salty Kook
Sep 1, 2016
9
2
35
Newport Beach
Name
Joe Nelson
Boat
A Yaker
I went to Baja last weekend and caught a few of these. I can't remember what the captain called them. The meat was white and looked just like the pampano that we got.

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Joe Nelson

One Salty Kook
Sep 1, 2016
9
2
35
Newport Beach
Name
Joe Nelson
Boat
A Yaker
That's what it thought at first. The captain called it something else. We caught jack crevalle as well and he was having me through those back. I've been doing google searches and the closes fish I found is called "Island Jack". That's not what he called it, but it could have a Mexican name that is different.
 
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Texas Tuna

Pinfish pimp
May 18, 2020
349
427
Rockport Texas
Name
Oliver Cheng
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cabo 45 sportfish
I would say jack but the meat is the exact opposite of white. Probably a false bluefin
 

Texas Tuna

Pinfish pimp
May 18, 2020
349
427
Rockport Texas
Name
Oliver Cheng
Boat
cabo 45 sportfish
I have also seen some VERY light colored golden trevally with spots on the australian headlands. I know golden trevally are in baja. Could it have been one of those?