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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Trachinotinae
Genus: Trachinotus

(See list of species below)



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20 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific

Trachinotus anak Ogilby, 1909

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

Photo by Patzner, R.

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

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

Photo by Field, R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Flescher, D.

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Trachinotus cayennensis
[Cayenne pompano]

Photo by McPhee, D.

Southwest Pacific

Trachinotus coppingeri Günther, 1884

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Trachinotus falcatus
[Permit]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

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

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Trachinotus goreensis Cuvier, 1832

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

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

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Trachinotus marginatus
[Plata pompano]

Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Freitas, R.

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

Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Trachinotus ovatus
[Pompano]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Robertson, R.

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

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

Photo by Robertson, R.

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

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

Photo by Mamonekene, V.

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

Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Trachinotus teraia
[Shortfin pompano]
20 Species of Family Carangidae with Genus Trachinotus
(Jacks and pompanos)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1967 Trachinotus africanus Southern pompano Indian Ocean 92 TL
1909 Trachinotus anak Oyster pompano Western Pacific
1801 Trachinotus baillonii Small spotted dart Indo-Pacific 60 TL
1801 Trachinotus blochii Snubnose pompano Indo-Pacific 110 FL
1803 Trachinotus botla Largespotted dart Indian Ocean 75 TL
1766 Trachinotus carolinus Florida pompano Western Atlantic 64 TL
1832 Trachinotus cayennensis Cayenne pompano Western Atlantic 60 TL
1884 Trachinotus coppingeri Swallowtail dart Southwest Pacific
1758 Trachinotus falcatus Permit Western Atlantic 122 FL
1896 Trachinotus goodei Great pompano Western Atlantic 50 TL
1832 Trachinotus goreensis Longfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1876 Trachinotus kennedyi Blackblotch pompano Eastern Pacific 90 TL
1832 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
1758 Trachinotus ovatus Pompano Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1832 Trachinotus paitensis Paloma pompano Eastern Pacific 51 TL
1863 Trachinotus rhodopus Gafftopsail pompano Eastern Pacific 61 TL
1898 Trachinotus stilbe Steel pompano Eastern Pacific 34 FL
1832 Trachinotus teraia Shortfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 68 TL



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