1880‘C.W.’ inCape Monthly Mag.II. Mar. 159Murray’s Bay..is a famous place for the galjoen fish.
1890A.G. HewittCape Cookery 11The Best Fish for Boiling. Stokvisch, geelbek, cabeljauw, galjoen, albacore, mackerel, elft, steenbrasem, hamburger, seventy-four.
1902J.D.F. Gilchrist inTrans. of S. Afr. Philological Soc.XI.iv. 221The Galjoen..can readily be supposed to have derived its name from its resemblance in shape to the high built three-decker of the fifteenth and sixteenth century called by the Spanish galeon,..and by the Dutch ‘Galjoen’ or ‘Galleon’.
1930C.L. BidenSea-Angling Fishes 208The Cape coastal farmer..synchronises haanepoot and galjoen, for at the time when his vines are sprouting the fish is at its best, fat and abundant.
1985B. Grobler inS.-Easter Aug.–Sept. 45The Cape galjoen occurs off vast stretches of our coastline, is a premier angling fish and is also known as black bream in the Eastern Cape and damba in Transkei.
1990You 24 May 52Galjoen is as difficult to find as the coelacanth.
1993Prochazka & Griffiths inAfr. WildlifeVol.47No.1, 19Information on the growth rates, movement patterns and population densities of galjoen have been obtained through a concerted tag and release programme...To date some 10 000 galjoen have been caught and tagged.
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