Blue runners are known as very fast and aggressive fish, traveling in schools and eating smaller fish and invertebrates. Schools may also pick apart larger prey. Blue runners are considered game fish and their flesh is reportedly good to eat. Other names the blue runner may be known by are hardtail, bluestripe jack, and runner.Trakun in Turkish.Trakhoun Arabic.Jurel Azul in Spanish. They are also sometimes confused with the yellow jack, Caranx bartholomaei and the Bar jack, Caranx ruber has also been called "Blue runner."