Giant Trevally

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"I caught a giant trevally! Pfff. I've seen bigger!" —New Leaf
Giant Trevally
Giant trevally.png
Scientific name Caranx ignobilis
Time of year All year
Time of day All day
Location Ocean (Tortimer Island only)
Shadow size Very Large
Rarity Rare
Selling price 4,500 Bells
Main Appearances
Other Appearances

The Giant Trevally (ロウニンアジ, Rōnin'aji) is a fish that is introduced in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. It is found exclusively on Tortimer Island year round and sells for a high 4,500 Bells.

Donating to the museum[edit]

The information board in front of the tank that houses the giant trevally says the following:

"Though you wouldn't guess it because of their size, giant trevallys are actually a type of mackerel. Unlike normally slim and sleek mackerels, giant trevallys have wide, silver bodies. Surprisingly, though, these fish cannot tolerate the cold, so they tend to live in warmer places. Their jaw strength is great enough to bite off a person's finger, so be very careful when fishing for them!"

Further information[edit]

The giant trevally is a large fish located in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region. It has a typical silver color, but males may turn black as they grow older.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Jurel gigante Literally, "Giant horse mackerel".