Also called California Bonito, striped bonito, Australianbonito.
This fish is restricted to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Its range is divided into two seperate populations. The northern population ranges from Alaska to southern Baja and the Revillagigedo Islands off Mexico. The southern population ranges from Peru to Chile. Bonitos are migratory, schooling, pelagic fishes. They feed on smaller pelagic fishes and on squid, usually near the surface. Fishing methods include trolling at or near the surface, casting, jigging, or live bait fishing with small pelagic fishes, squid, cut or strip baits, or with any of a variety of small artificial lures.