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Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Alectis alexandrina (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Alectis alexandrina
[Alexandria pompano]



Worldwide in tropical sea
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Alectis ciliaris (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Alectis ciliaris
[African pompano]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 165 cm TL
Alectis indica (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alectis indica
[Indian threadfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL
Alepes apercna Grant, 1987

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Alepes apercna
[Smallmouth scad]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Alepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alepes djedaba
[Shrimp scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm FL
Alepes kleinii (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alepes kleinii
[Razorbelly scad]



Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Alepes melanoptera (Swainson, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alepes melanoptera
[Blackfin scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Alepes vari (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Alepes vari
[Herring scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL
Atropus atropos (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Atropus atropos
[Cleftbelly trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Atule mate (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Atule mate
[Yellowtail scad]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Campogramma glaycos (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Campogramma glaycos
[Vadigo]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Carangoides armatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides armatus
[Longfin trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Carangoides bajad (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Carangoides bajad
[Orangespotted trevally]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Carangoides bartholomaei (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Carangoides bartholomaei
[Yellow jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm FL
Carangoides chrysophrys (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Carangoides chrysophrys
[Longnose trevally]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 61.0 cm TL
Carangoides ciliarius (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides ciliarius
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus
[Coastal trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Carangoides dinema Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides dinema
[Shadow trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Carangoides equula (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides equula
[Whitefin trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Carangoides ferdau (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Carangoides ferdau
[Blue trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm FL
Carangoides fulvoguttatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Carangoides fulvoguttatus
[Yellowspotted trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Carangoides gymnostethus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Carangoides gymnostethus
[Bludger]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Carangoides hedlandensis (Whitley, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides hedlandensis
[Bumpnose trevally]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Carangoides humerosus (McCulloch, 1915)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Carangoides humerosus
[Duskyshoulder trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Carangoides malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides malabaricus
[Malabar trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Carangoides oblongus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Carangoides oblongus
[Coachwhip trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Carangoides orthogrammus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides orthogrammus
[Island trevally]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Carangoides otrynter (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Carangoides otrynter
[Threadfin jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Carangoides plagiotaenia Bleeker, 1857

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Carangoides plagiotaenia
[Barcheek trevally]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Carangoides praeustus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Carangoides praeustus
[Brownback trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Carangoides talamparoides Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Carangoides talamparoides
[Imposter trevally]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Caranx bucculentus
[Bluespotted trevally]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm FL
Caranx caballus Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Caranx caballus
[Green jack]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 101 cm FL
Caranx caninus Günther, 1867

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caranx caninus
[Pacific crevalle jack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx crysos
[Blue runner]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm FL
Caranx fischeri Smith-Vaniz & Carpenter, 2007

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Caranx fischeri
[Longfin crevalle jack]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Caranx heberi (Bennett, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx heberi
[Blacktip trevally]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 124 cm TL
Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Caranx hippos
[Crevalle jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Caranx ignobilis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx ignobilis
[Giant trevally]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 101 cm FL
Caranx latus Agassiz, 1831

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Caranx latus
[Horse-eye jack]



Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Caranx lugubris Poey, 1860

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx lugubris
[Black jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 117 cm FL
Caranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx melampygus
[Bluefin trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Caranx papuensis Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877

Photo by Photo by Koch, R.J.
 
Caranx papuensis
[Brassy trevally]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caranx rhonchus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817

Photo by Photo by Luyben, J.
 
Caranx rhonchus
[False scad]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 73 cm FL
Caranx ruber (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx ruber
[Bar jack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Caranx senegallus Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Caranx senegallus
[Senegal jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Caranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx sexfasciatus
[Bigeye trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Caranx tille Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx tille
[Tille trevally]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Caranx vinctus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caranx vinctus
[Cocinero]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Chloroscombrus chrysurus
[Atlantic bumper]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chloroscombrus orqueta Jordan & Gilbert, 1883

Photo by Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Chloroscombrus orqueta
[Pacific bumper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Decapterus akaadsi Abe, 1958

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Decapterus akaadsi
[]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Decapterus koheru (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Denny, C.
 
Decapterus koheru
[Koheru]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Decapterus kurroides Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Decapterus kurroides
[Redtail scad]



Circumglobal. Western At
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Decapterus macarellus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Decapterus macarellus
[Mackerel scad]



Indo-Pacific and Southeas
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Decapterus macrosoma Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Decapterus macrosoma
[Shortfin scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm FL
Decapterus maruadsi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Decapterus maruadsi
[Japanese scad]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Decapterus muroadsi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Decapterus muroadsi
[Amberstripe scad]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Decapterus punctatus
[Round scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Decapterus russelli (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Decapterus russelli
[Indian scad]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Decapterus tabl Berry, 1968

Photo by Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Decapterus tabl
[Roughear scad]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Elagatis bipinnulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Elagatis bipinnulata
[Rainbow runner]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gnathanodon speciosus
[Golden trevally]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus
[Bluntnose jack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Hemicaranx bicolor (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Hemicaranx bicolor
[Bicolor jack]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 49.5 cm TL
Hemicaranx leucurus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hemicaranx leucurus
[Yellowfin jack]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Hemicaranx zelotes Gilbert, 1898

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hemicaranx zelotes
[Blackfin jack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Lichia amia
[Leerfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Megalaspis cordyla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Megalaspis cordyla
[Torpedo scad]



Circumtropical in tropica
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Naucrates ductor
[Pilotfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm FL
Oligoplites altus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Oligoplites altus
[Longjaw leatherjacket]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 49.7 cm TL
Oligoplites palometa (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Oligoplites palometa
[Maracaibo leatherjacket]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm FL
Oligoplites refulgens Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Oligoplites refulgens
[Shortjaw leatherjacket]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Oligoplites saliens (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Oligoplites saliens
[Castin leatherjacket]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Oligoplites saurus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Oligoplites saurus
[Leatherjacket]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pantolabus radiatus (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Pantolabus radiatus
[Fringefin trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Parastromateus niger
[Black pomfret]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Parona signata (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by Photo by INIDEP
 
Parona signata
[Parona leatherjacket]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Pseudocaranx chilensis (Guichenot, 1848)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Pseudocaranx chilensis
[Juan Fernandez trevally]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Pseudocaranx dentex
[White trevally]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm FL

 
Pseudocaranx dinjerra
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Pseudocaranx wrighti (Whitley, 1931)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Pseudocaranx wrighti
[Skipjack trevally]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scomberoides commersonnianus
[Talang queenfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Scomberoides lysan (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scomberoides lysan
[Doublespotted queenfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Scomberoides tala (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Scomberoides tala
[Barred queenfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Scomberoides tol (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Scomberoides tol
[Needlescaled queenfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm FL
Selar boops (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Selar boops
[Oxeye scad]



Circumtropical. Indo-Pac
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Selar crumenophthalmus
[Bigeye scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Selaroides leptolepis (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Selaroides leptolepis
[Yellowstripe scad]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm FL
Selene brevoortii (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Selene brevoortii
[Hairfin lookdown]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Selene brownii (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Photo by Garcia Jr., J.
 
Selene brownii
[Caribbean moonfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Selene dorsalis
[African moonfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Selene orstedii Lütken, 1880

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Selene orstedii
[Mexican moonfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Selene peruviana (Guichenot, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Selene peruviana
[Peruvian moonfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Selene setapinnis
[Atlantic moonfish]
No picture found


 
Selene spixii
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 48.3 cm TL
Selene vomer (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Selene vomer
[Lookdown]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 72.5 cm TL
Seriola carpenteri Mather, 1971

Photo by Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Seriola carpenteri
[Guinean amberjack]



Circumglobal. Indo-West
Max. Length 190 cm TL
Seriola dumerili (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Pontes, M.
 
Seriola dumerili
[Greater amberjack]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 67.5 cm FL
Seriola fasciata (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Seriola fasciata
[Lesser amberjack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Seriola hippos Günther, 1876

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Seriola hippos
[Samson fish]



Circumglobal in subtropic
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Seriola lalandi Valenciennes, 1833

Photo by Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Seriola lalandi
[Yellowtail amberjack]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm FL
Seriola peruana Steindachner, 1881

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Seriola peruana
[Fortune jack]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Seriola quinqueradiata Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Seriola quinqueradiata
[Japanese amberjack]



Circumglobal. Indo-West
Max. Length 160 cm FL
Seriola rivoliana Valenciennes, 1833

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Seriola rivoliana
[Longfin yellowtail]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Seriola zonata (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Seriola zonata
[Banded rudderfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Seriolina nigrofasciata (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Seriolina nigrofasciata
[Blackbanded trevally]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 92 cm TL
Trachinotus africanus Smith, 1967

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachinotus africanus
[Southern pompano]



Western Pacific

Trachinotus anak Ogilby, 1909

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Trachinotus anak
[Oyster pompano]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachinotus baillonii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Trachinotus baillonii
[Small spotted dart]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm FL
Trachinotus blochii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Trachinotus blochii
[Snubnose pompano]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Trachinotus botla (Shaw, 1803)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachinotus botla
[Largespotted dart]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Trachinotus carolinus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Trachinotus carolinus
[Florida pompano]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachinotus cayennensis Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
Trachinotus cayennensis
[Cayenne pompano]



Southwest Pacific

Trachinotus coppingeri Günther, 1884

Photo by Photo by McPhee, D.
 
Trachinotus coppingeri
[Swallowtail dart]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm FL
Trachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Trachinotus falcatus
[Permit]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Trachinotus goodei Jordan & Evermann, 1896

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Trachinotus goodei
[Great pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachinotus goreensis Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Benoey, P.
 
Trachinotus goreensis
[Longfin pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Trachinotus kennedyi Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trachinotus kennedyi
[Blackblotch pompano]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm NG
Trachinotus marginatus Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
Trachinotus marginatus
[Plata pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Trachinotus maxillosus Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Trachinotus maxillosus
[Guinean pompano]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Trachinotus mookalee Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachinotus mookalee
[Indian pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachinotus ovatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Trachinotus ovatus
[Pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Trachinotus paitensis Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trachinotus paitensis
[Paloma pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Trachinotus rhodopus Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trachinotus rhodopus
[Gafftopsail pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm FL
Trachinotus stilbe (Jordan & McGregor, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trachinotus stilbe
[Steel pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Trachinotus teraia Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Trachinotus teraia
[Shortfin pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Trachurus capensis Castelnau, 1861

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Trachurus capensis
[Cape horse mackerel]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 64 cm SL
Trachurus declivis (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Trachurus declivis
[Greenback horse mackerel]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachurus delagoa Nekrasov, 1970

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Trachurus delagoa
[African scad]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachurus indicus Nekrasov, 1966

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachurus indicus
[Arabian scad]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Trachurus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Trachurus japonicus
[Japanese jack mackerel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Trachurus lathami Nichols, 1920

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Trachurus lathami
[Rough scad]



Southeast Atlantic and In
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Trachurus longimanus (Norman, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Tyler, P.
 
Trachurus longimanus
[Crozet scad]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Trachurus mediterraneus (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Sarp, B.
 
Trachurus mediterraneus
[Mediterranean horse mackerel]



South Pacific and Southwe
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachurus murphyi Nichols, 1920

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Trachurus murphyi
[Chilean jack mackerel]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Trachurus novaezelandiae Richardson, 1843

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Trachurus novaezelandiae
[Yellowtail horse mackerel]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachurus picturatus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Trachurus picturatus
[Blue jack mackerel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Trachurus symmetricus (Ayres, 1855)

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Trachurus symmetricus
[Pacific jack mackerel]



Mediterranean Sea and eas
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Trachurus trachurus
[Atlantic horse mackerel]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm FL
Trachurus trecae Cadenat, 1950

Photo by Photo by Luyben, J.
 
Trachurus trecae
[Cunene horse mackerel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Ulua aurochs (Ogilby, 1915)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Ulua aurochs
[Silvermouth trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Ulua mentalis (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ulua mentalis
[Longrakered trevally]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Uraspis helvola (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Uraspis helvola
[Whitetongue jack]



Worldwide in warm waters.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Uraspis secunda (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Uraspis secunda
[Cottonmouth jack]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm FL
Uraspis uraspis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Uraspis uraspis
[Whitemouth jack]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alectis alexandrina Alexandria pompano Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1817
Alectis ciliaris African pompano Worldwide in tropical sea 150 TL 1787
Alectis indica Indian threadfish Indo-Pacific 165 TL 1830
Alepes apercna Smallmouth scad Western Central Pacific 29.5 TL 1987
Alepes djedaba Shrimp scad Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1775
Alepes kleinii Razorbelly scad Indo-West Pacific 16 FL 1793
Alepes melanoptera Blackfin scad Indo-Pacific. 25 TL 1839
Alepes vari Herring scad Indo-West Pacific 56 TL 1833
Atropus atropos Cleftbelly trevally Indo-West Pacific 26.5 TL 1801
Atule mate Yellowtail scad Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1833
Campogramma glaycos Vadigo Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1801
Carangoides armatus Longfin trevally Indo-West Pacific 58 TL 1830
Carangoides bajad Orangespotted trevally Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1775
Carangoides bartholomaei Yellow jack Western Atlantic 100 TL 1833
Carangoides chrysophrys Longnose trevally Indo-Pacific 72 FL 1833
Carangoides ciliarius Western Indian Ocean 61.0 TL 1830
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus Coastal trevally Indo-West Pacific 41 TL 1830
Carangoides dinema Shadow trevally Indo-West Pacific 85 TL 1851
Carangoides equula Whitefin trevally Indo-Pacific 50 FL 1844
Carangoides ferdau Blue trevally Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1775
Carangoides fulvoguttatus Yellowspotted trevally Indo-West Pacific 120 FL 1775
Carangoides gymnostethus Bludger Indo-West Pacific 90 TL 1833
Carangoides hedlandensis Bumpnose trevally Indo-West Pacific 32 TL 1934
Carangoides humerosus Duskyshoulder trevally Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL 1915
Carangoides malabaricus Malabar trevally Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1801
Carangoides oblongus Coachwhip trevally Indo-Pacific 46 TL 1833
Carangoides orthogrammus Island trevally Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1882
Carangoides otrynter Threadfin jack Eastern Pacific 60 TL 1883
Carangoides plagiotaenia Barcheek trevally Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1857
Carangoides praeustus Brownback trevally Indo-West Pacific. 25 TL 1830
Carangoides talamparoides Imposter trevally Indo-West Pacific 51 TL 1852
Caranx bucculentus Bluespotted trevally Southwest Pacific 66 TL 1877
Caranx caballus Green jack Eastern Pacific 55 FL 1868
Caranx caninus Pacific crevalle jack Eastern Pacific 101 FL 1867
Caranx crysos Blue runner Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1815
Caranx fischeri Longfin crevalle jack Eastern Atlantic 53 FL 2007
Caranx heberi Blacktip trevally Indo-West Pacific 88 TL 1830
Caranx hippos Crevalle jack Eastern Atlantic 124 TL 1766
Caranx ignobilis Giant trevally Indo-Pacific 170 TL 1775
Caranx latus Horse-eye jack Western Atlantic 101 FL 1831
Caranx lugubris Black jack Circumtropical. Western 100 TL 1860
Caranx melampygus Bluefin trevally Indo-Pacific 117 FL 1833
Caranx papuensis Brassy trevally Indo-Pacific 88 TL 1877
Caranx rhonchus False scad Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1817
Caranx ruber Bar jack Western Atlantic 73 FL 1793
Caranx senegallus Senegal jack Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1833
Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1825
Caranx tille Tille trevally Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1833
Caranx vinctus Cocinero Eastern Central Pacific 37 TL 1882
Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic bumper Western Atlantic 65 TL 1766
Chloroscombrus orqueta Pacific bumper Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1883
Decapterus akaadsi Western Pacific 30 SL 1958
Decapterus koheru Koheru Southwest Pacific 40 TL 1875
Decapterus kurroides Redtail scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1855
Decapterus macarellus Mackerel scad Circumglobal. Western At 46 TL 1833
Decapterus macrosoma Shortfin scad Indo-Pacific and Southeas 35 TL 1851
Decapterus maruadsi Japanese scad Indo-West Pacific 30 FL 1843
Decapterus muroadsi Amberstripe scad Indo-Pacific 50 FL 1844
Decapterus punctatus Round scad Western Atlantic 30 SL 1829
Decapterus russelli Indian scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1830
Decapterus tabl Roughear scad Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1968
Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner Western Atlantic 180 TL 1825
Gnathanodon speciosus Golden trevally Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1775
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus Bluntnose jack Western Atlantic 50 TL 1833
Hemicaranx bicolor Bicolor jack Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1860
Hemicaranx leucurus Yellowfin jack Eastern Pacific 49.5 TL 1864
Hemicaranx zelotes Blackfin jack Eastern Central Pacific 35 TL 1898
Lichia amia Leerfish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1758
Megalaspis cordyla Torpedo scad Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1758
Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Circumtropical in tropica 70 TL 1758
Oligoplites altus Longjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 56 FL 1868
Oligoplites palometa Maracaibo leatherjacket Western Atlantic 49.7 TL 1832
Oligoplites refulgens Shortjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 25 FL 1904
Oligoplites saliens Castin leatherjacket Western Atlantic 50 TL 1793
Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket Western Atlantic 35 TL 1801
Pantolabus radiatus Fringefin trevally Western Pacific 40 TL 1881
Parastromateus niger Black pomfret Indo-West Pacific 75 TL 1795
Parona signata Parona leatherjacket Southwest Atlantic 60 TL 1841
Pseudocaranx chilensis Juan Fernandez trevally Southeast Pacific 65 TL 1848
Pseudocaranx dentex White trevally Western Atlantic 122 TL 1801
Pseudocaranx dinjerra Eastern Indian Ocean 23 FL 2006
Pseudocaranx wrighti Skipjack trevally Eastern Indian Ocean 70 SL 1931
Scomberoides commersonnianus Talang queenfish Indo-West Pacific. 120 TL 1801
Scomberoides lysan Doublespotted queenfish Indo-Pacific 110 TL 1775
Scomberoides tala Barred queenfish Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1832
Scomberoides tol Needlescaled queenfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1832
Selar boops Oxeye scad Pacific Ocean 25 FL 1833
Selar crumenophthalmus Bigeye scad Circumtropical. Indo-Pac 70 TL 1793
Selaroides leptolepis Yellowstripe scad Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1833
Selene brevoortii Hairfin lookdown Eastern Pacific 38 FL 1863
Selene brownii Caribbean moonfish Western Atlantic 29 TL 1816
Selene dorsalis African moonfish Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1863
Selene orstedii Mexican moonfish Eastern Pacific 33 TL 1880
Selene peruviana Peruvian moonfish Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1866
Selene setapinnis Atlantic moonfish Western Atlantic 60 TL 1815
Selene spixii Western Atlantic 1855
Selene vomer Lookdown Western Atlantic 48.3 TL 1758
Seriola carpenteri Guinean amberjack Eastern Atlantic 72.5 TL 1971
Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack Circumglobal. Indo-West 190 TL 1810
Seriola fasciata Lesser amberjack Western Atlantic 67.5 FL 1793
Seriola hippos Samson fish Indo-Pacific 150 TL 1876
Seriola lalandi Yellowtail amberjack Circumglobal in subtropic 250 TL 1833
Seriola peruana Fortune jack Eastern Pacific 57 FL 1881
Seriola quinqueradiata Japanese amberjack Northwest Pacific 150 TL 1845
Seriola rivoliana Longfin yellowtail Circumglobal. Indo-West 160 FL 1833
Seriola zonata Banded rudderfish Western Atlantic 75 TL 1815
Seriolina nigrofasciata Blackbanded trevally Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1829
Trachinotus africanus Southern pompano Indian Ocean 92 TL 1967
Trachinotus anak Oyster pompano Western Pacific 1909
Trachinotus baillonii Small spotted dart Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1801
Trachinotus blochii Snubnose pompano Indo-Pacific 110 FL 1801
Trachinotus botla Largespotted dart Indian Ocean 75 TL 1803
Trachinotus carolinus Florida pompano Western Atlantic 64 TL 1766
Trachinotus cayennensis Cayenne pompano Western Atlantic 60 TL 1832
Trachinotus coppingeri Swallowtail dart Southwest Pacific 1884
Trachinotus falcatus Permit Western Atlantic 122 FL 1758
Trachinotus goodei Great pompano Western Atlantic 50 TL 1896
Trachinotus goreensis Longfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1832
Trachinotus kennedyi Blackblotch pompano Eastern Pacific 90 TL 1876
Trachinotus marginatus Plata pompano Southwest Atlantic 45 NG 1832
Trachinotus maxillosus Guinean pompano Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1832
Trachinotus mookalee Indian pompano Indo-West Pacific. 90 TL 1832
Trachinotus ovatus Pompano Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Trachinotus paitensis Paloma pompano Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1832
Trachinotus rhodopus Gafftopsail pompano Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1863
Trachinotus stilbe Steel pompano Eastern Pacific 34 FL 1898
Trachinotus teraia Shortfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 68 TL 1832
Trachurus capensis Cape horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1861
Trachurus declivis Greenback horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 64 SL 1841
Trachurus delagoa African scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1970
Trachurus indicus Arabian scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1966
Trachurus japonicus Japanese jack mackerel Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1844
Trachurus lathami Rough scad Western Atlantic 40 TL 1920
Trachurus longimanus Crozet scad Southeast Atlantic and In 22 SL 1935
Trachurus mediterraneus Mediterranean horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1868
Trachurus murphyi Chilean jack mackerel South Pacific and Southwe 70 TL 1920
Trachurus novaezelandiae Yellowtail horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 50 SL 1843
Trachurus picturatus Blue jack mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1825
Trachurus symmetricus Pacific jack mackerel Eastern Pacific 81 TL 1855
Trachurus trachurus Atlantic horse mackerel Mediterranean Sea and eas 70 TL 1758
Trachurus trecae Cunene horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 35 FL 1950
Ulua aurochs Silvermouth trevally Western Central Pacific 50 TL 1915
Ulua mentalis Longrakered trevally Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1833
Uraspis helvola Whitetongue jack Southeast Atlantic 58 TL 1801
Uraspis secunda Cottonmouth jack Worldwide in warm waters. 50 TL 1860
Uraspis uraspis Whitemouth jack Indo-West Pacific 28 FL 1860



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