Species: Alectis Ciliaris (Bloch, 1788) [Perciformes - Carangidae - African Pompano]
Local Name: Threadfish, Cuban Jack, Flechudo, African pompano, Talakitok(Garapeche)
SIZE: 15-30 pounds, possibly can reach 50 pounds
WORLD RECORD: 50 pounds
GAME QUALITIES: One of the toughest light-tackle customers around, the African fights much like other big Jacks, but uses its flat side to even greater advantage, and exhibits a peculiar, circling tactic that puts the angler to a thorough test.