Simon Falkiner landed this butterfly kingfish 41,35 kg (91 pound 2 oz) while fishing off Portland, Australia.
Angler Dave Standing with a nice size butterfly kingfish caught in Southern Australia.
Young angler Fin Wing with his big big butterfly kingfish; he caught it off Cape Pillar Tasmania Australia.
The butterfly kingfish (Gasterochisma melampus) is an ocean-dwelling ray-finned bony fish in the Mackerel family, Scombridae.
This predator fish is also called butterfly tuna, or bigscale mackerel. This fish can be found around the world in southern temperate waters of 9–15 °C or 48–59 °F, but most commonly under 12 °C or 55 °F, and at depths of up to 220 meters - 680 feet in the open ocean.
South Pacific Ocean
130 lb / 60 kg (??)
70 inch / 180 cm