Carangoides hedlandensis (Whitley, 1934)
Bumpnose trevally
Bumpnose trevally,  Langog,  Talakitok
Carangoides hedlandensis
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos), subfamily: Caranginae
Max. size:  32 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 40 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles south to Durban, South Africa and east to Japan, the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819), Australia, and Samoa (Ref. 3197).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 20-22; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 16-18. Greenish blue above, silvery grey below; blackish blotch on upper opercular margin; caudal fin yellowish (Ref. 3197). Adult males with 3-8 central dorsal and anal filamentous rays; LL with 17-29 scutes.
Biology:  Adults inhabit coastal waters of the continental shelf (Ref. 5213, 7300).
IUCN Red List Status: (Ref. 115185)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.11.90
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 29.04.15
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 06.04.94

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