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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Caranginae
Genus: Hemicaranx

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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