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

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Marek, J.

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

Photo by Marek, J.
 
Selar boops
[Oxeye scad]

Photo by Field, R.

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

Photo by Field, R.
 
Selar crumenophthalmus
[Bigeye scad]
2 Species of Family Carangidae with Genus Selar
(Jacks and pompanos)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1833 Selar boops Oxeye scad Pacific Ocean 25 FL
1793 Selar crumenophthalmus Bigeye scad Circumtropical. Indo-Pac 70 TL



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