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

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Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

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Hemicaranx bicolor
[Bicolor jack]

Photo by Robertson, R.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

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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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