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

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Uraspis helvola (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Uraspis helvola
[Whitetongue jack]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Worldwide in warm waters.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Uraspis secunda (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Uraspis secunda
[Cottonmouth jack]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm FL
Uraspis uraspis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Uraspis uraspis
[Whitemouth jack]
3 Species of Family Carangidae with Genus Uraspis
(Jacks and pompanos)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1801 Uraspis helvola Whitetongue jack Southeast Atlantic 58 TL
1860 Uraspis secunda Cottonmouth jack Worldwide in warm waters. 50 TL
1860 Uraspis uraspis Whitemouth jack Indo-West Pacific 28 FL



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