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Grey Triggerfish

How a Triggerfish got his name.



push down on trigger to release dorsal spine.

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How to target triggers

These are awesome eating but icredible bait stealers. They can be hard to hook on your grouper or snapper size hooks. I switch to a double rig with a sturdy but small hook and a tough cube of cut bait. Be ready for a light bite and watch those teeth as you unhook them.
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Gray Triggerfish



Gray Triggerfish - Balistes capriscus

Family Balistidae

Description: entirely olive-gray; dorsal and anal fins marbled; caudal fin lobes elongate in large adults; one or more enlarged scales behind gill opening; 26 to 29 dorsal fin rays; 23 to 26 anal fin rays

Young: large darker saddles on back (these saddles sometimes persit in adults); blue spots and short blue lines in dorsal fin and on upper half of body, becoming white below and in anal fin; upper rim of eye blue

Where found: hardbottom, reefs, ledges -- Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Carribean.

Excelent Eating - White, firm meat.
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Cleaning Triggerfish

Here's a great thread on cleaning Triggerfish by Capt.Scott Goodwin.

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