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Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos



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Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Alectis alexandrina (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Alectis alexandrina
[Alexandria pompano]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Worldwide in tropical sea
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Alectis ciliaris (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Alectis ciliaris
[African pompano]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 165 cm TL
Alectis indica (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Alectis indica
[Indian threadfish]

Photo by Banks, I.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL
Alepes apercna Grant, 1987

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Alepes apercna
[Smallmouth scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Alepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alepes djedaba
[Shrimp scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm FL
Alepes kleinii (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alepes kleinii
[Razorbelly scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Alepes melanoptera (Swainson, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Alepes melanoptera
[Blackfin scad]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Alepes vari (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Alepes vari
[Herring scad]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26.5 cm TL
Atropus atropos (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Atropus atropos
[Cleftbelly trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Atule mate (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atule mate
[Yellowtail scad]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Campogramma glaycos (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Campogramma glaycos
[Vadigo]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Carangoides armatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides armatus
[Longfin trevally]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Carangoides bajad (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Carangoides bajad
[Orangespotted trevally]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Carangoides bartholomaei (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Carangoides bartholomaei
[Yellow jack]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm FL
Carangoides chrysophrys (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides chrysophrys
[Longnose trevally]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 61.0 cm TL

 
Carangoides ciliarius
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 41 cm TL
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus
[Coastal trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 85 cm TL
Carangoides dinema Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides dinema
[Shadow trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Carangoides equula (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides equula
[Whitefin trevally]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Carangoides ferdau (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Carangoides ferdau
[Blue trevally]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm FL
Carangoides fulvoguttatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Carangoides fulvoguttatus
[Yellowspotted trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Carangoides gymnostethus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides gymnostethus
[Bludger]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Carangoides hedlandensis (Whitley, 1934)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides hedlandensis
[Bumpnose trevally]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Carangoides humerosus (McCulloch, 1915)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Carangoides humerosus
[Duskyshoulder trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Carangoides malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides malabaricus
[Malabar trevally]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Carangoides oblongus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Carangoides oblongus
[Coachwhip trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Carangoides orthogrammus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Carangoides orthogrammus
[Island trevally]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Carangoides otrynter (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Carangoides otrynter
[Threadfin jack]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Carangoides plagiotaenia Bleeker, 1857

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Carangoides plagiotaenia
[Barcheek trevally]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Carangoides praeustus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Carangoides praeustus
[Brownback trevally]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Carangoides talamparoides Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Carangoides talamparoides
[Imposter trevally]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

Photo by CSIRO
 
Caranx bucculentus
[Bluespotted trevally]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm FL
Caranx caballus Günther, 1868

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Caranx caballus
[Green jack]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 101 cm FL
Caranx caninus Günther, 1867

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caranx caninus
[Pacific crevalle jack]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx crysos
[Blue runner]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

African coast from Maurit
Max. Length 53 cm FL
Caranx fischeri Smith-Vaniz & Carpenter, 2007

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Caranx fischeri
[Longfin crevalle jack]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Caranx heberi (Bennett, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx heberi
[Blacktip trevally]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 124 cm TL
Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Caranx hippos
[Crevalle jack]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Caranx ignobilis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx ignobilis
[Giant trevally]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 101 cm FL
Caranx latus Agassiz, 1831

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Caranx latus
[Horse-eye jack]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Caranx lugubris Poey, 1860

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx lugubris
[Black jack]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 117 cm FL
Caranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Caranx melampygus
[Bluefin trevally]

Photo by Koch, R.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Caranx papuensis Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877

Photo by Koch, R.J.
 
Caranx papuensis
[Brassy trevally]

Photo by Luyben, J.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caranx rhonchus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817

Photo by Luyben, J.
 
Caranx rhonchus
[False scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Caranx ruber (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx ruber
[Bar jack]

Photo by Modder, T.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Caranx senegallus Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Modder, T.
 
Caranx senegallus
[Senegal jack]

Photo by Bailly, N.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Caranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Caranx sexfasciatus
[Bigeye trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Caranx tille Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx tille
[Tille trevally]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Caranx vinctus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caranx vinctus
[Cocinero]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Chloroscombrus chrysurus
[Atlantic bumper]

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chloroscombrus orqueta Jordan & Gilbert, 1883

Photo by Amezcua Linares, F.
 
Chloroscombrus orqueta
[Pacific bumper]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Decapterus akaadsi Abe, 1958

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Decapterus akaadsi
[]

Photo by Denny, C.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Decapterus koheru (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Denny, C.
 
Decapterus koheru
[Koheru]

Photo by Reyes, R.B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Decapterus kurroides Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Decapterus kurroides
[Redtail scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Circumglobal. Western At
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Decapterus macarellus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Decapterus macarellus
[Mackerel scad]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Decapterus macrosoma Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Decapterus macrosoma
[Shortfin scad]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm FL
Decapterus maruadsi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Decapterus maruadsi
[Japanese scad]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Decapterus muroadsi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Decapterus muroadsi
[Amberstripe scad]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Decapterus punctatus
[Round scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Decapterus russelli (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Decapterus russelli
[Indian scad]

Photo by Trevor, M.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Decapterus tabl Berry, 1968

Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Decapterus tabl
[Roughear scad]

Photo by Freitas, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Elagatis bipinnulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Elagatis bipinnulata
[Rainbow runner]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific. Eastern Pa
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Gnathanodon speciosus
[Golden trevally]

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)

Photo by FAO
 
Hemicaranx bicolor
[Bicolor jack]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 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]

Photo by De Sanctis, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Lichia amia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by De Sanctis, A.
 
Lichia amia
[Leerfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Megalaspis cordyla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Megalaspis cordyla
[Torpedo scad]

Photo by Luquet, D.

Circumtropical in tropica
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Luquet, D.
 
Naucrates ductor
[Pilotfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 56 cm FL
Oligoplites altus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Oligoplites altus
[Longjaw leatherjacket]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 49.7 cm TL
Oligoplites palometa (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Oligoplites palometa
[Maracaibo leatherjacket]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm FL
Oligoplites refulgens Gilbert & Starks, 1904

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Oligoplites refulgens
[Shortjaw leatherjacket]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Oligoplites saliens (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Oligoplites saliens
[Castin leatherjacket]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Oligoplites saurus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Oligoplites saurus
[Leatherjacket]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Pantolabus radiatus (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Pantolabus radiatus
[Fringefin trevally]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Parastromateus niger
[Black pomfret]

Photo by INIDEP

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Parona signata (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by INIDEP
 
Parona signata
[Parona leatherjacket]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Pseudocaranx chilensis
[Juan Fernandez trevally]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Pseudocaranx dentex
[White trevally]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm FL

 
Pseudocaranx dinjerra
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Pseudocaranx wrighti (Whitley, 1931)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Pseudocaranx wrighti
[Skipjack trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Scomberoides commersonnianus Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scomberoides commersonnianus
[Talang queenfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Scomberoides lysan (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Scomberoides lysan
[Doublespotted queenfish]

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Scomberoides tala (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Scomberoides tala
[Barred queenfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Scomberoides tol (Cuvier, 1832)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Scomberoides tol
[Needlescaled queenfish]

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]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Selaroides leptolepis (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Selaroides leptolepis
[Yellowstripe scad]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm FL
Selene brevoortii (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Selene brevoortii
[Hairfin lookdown]

Photo by Garcia Jr., J.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Selene brownii (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Garcia Jr., J.
 
Selene brownii
[Caribbean moonfish]

Photo by Freitas, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Selene dorsalis
[African moonfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Selene orstedii Lütken, 1880

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Selene orstedii
[Mexican moonfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Selene peruviana (Guichenot, 1866)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Selene peruviana
[Peruvian moonfish]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Selene setapinnis
[Atlantic moonfish]
No picture found
Western Atlantic

 
Selene spixii
[]

Photo by Krumme, U.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 48.3 cm TL
Selene vomer (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Krumme, U.
 
Selene vomer
[Lookdown]

Photo by Pinheiro, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 72.5 cm TL
Seriola carpenteri Mather, 1971

Photo by Pinheiro, P.
 
Seriola carpenteri
[Guinean amberjack]

Photo by Pontes, M.

Circumglobal. Indo-West
Max. Length 190 cm TL
Seriola dumerili (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Pontes, M.
 
Seriola dumerili
[Greater amberjack]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 67.5 cm FL
Seriola fasciata (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Seriola fasciata
[Lesser amberjack]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Seriola hippos Günther, 1876

Photo by CSIRO
 
Seriola hippos
[Samson fish]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

Circumglobal in subtropic
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Seriola lalandi Valenciennes, 1833

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Seriola lalandi
[Yellowtail amberjack]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 57 cm FL
Seriola peruana Steindachner, 1881

Photo by FAO
 
Seriola peruana
[Fortune jack]

Photo by Suzuki, T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Seriola quinqueradiata Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Seriola quinqueradiata
[Japanese amberjack]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Circumglobal. Indo-West
Max. Length 160 cm FL
Seriola rivoliana Valenciennes, 1833

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Seriola rivoliana
[Longfin yellowtail]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Seriola zonata (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Seriola zonata
[Banded rudderfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Seriolina nigrofasciata (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Seriolina nigrofasciata
[Blackbanded trevally]

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 Ribalta, O.

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

Photo by Ribalta, O.
 
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]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Trachurus capensis Castelnau, 1861

Photo by FAO
 
Trachurus capensis
[Cape horse mackerel]

Photo by CSIRO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 64 cm SL
Trachurus declivis (Jenyns, 1841)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Trachurus declivis
[Greenback horse mackerel]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachurus delagoa Nekrasov, 1970

Photo by FAO
 
Trachurus delagoa
[African scad]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Trachurus indicus Nekrasov, 1966

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachurus indicus
[Arabian scad]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Trachurus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Trachurus japonicus
[Japanese jack mackerel]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Trachurus lathami Nichols, 1920

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Trachurus lathami
[Rough scad]

Photo by Tyler, P.

Southeast Atlantic and In
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Trachurus longimanus (Norman, 1935)

Photo by Tyler, P.
 
Trachurus longimanus
[Crozet scad]

Photo by Sarp, B.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm FL
Trachurus mediterraneus (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Sarp, B.
 
Trachurus mediterraneus
[Mediterranean horse mackerel]

Photo by Béarez, P.

South Pacific and Southwe
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachurus murphyi Nichols, 1920

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Trachurus murphyi
[Chilean jack mackerel]

Photo by Banks, I.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Trachurus novaezelandiae Richardson, 1843

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Trachurus novaezelandiae
[Yellowtail horse mackerel]

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

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachurus picturatus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Trachurus picturatus
[Blue jack mackerel]

Photo by IGFA

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 81 cm TL
Trachurus symmetricus (Ayres, 1855)

Photo by IGFA
 
Trachurus symmetricus
[Pacific jack mackerel]

Photo by JJPhoto

Mediterranean Sea and eas
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Trachurus trachurus
[Atlantic horse mackerel]

Photo by Luyben, J.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm FL
Trachurus trecae Cadenat, 1950

Photo by Luyben, J.
 
Trachurus trecae
[Cunene horse mackerel]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Ulua aurochs (Ogilby, 1915)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Ulua aurochs
[Silvermouth trevally]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Ulua mentalis (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ulua mentalis
[Longrakered trevally]

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]
146 Species of Family Carangidae
(Jacks and pompanos)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1817 Alectis alexandrina Alexandria pompano Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1787 Alectis ciliaris African pompano Worldwide in tropical sea 150 TL
1830 Alectis indica Indian threadfish Indo-Pacific 165 TL
1987 Alepes apercna Smallmouth scad Western Central Pacific 29.5 TL
1775 Alepes djedaba Shrimp scad Indo-Pacific 40 TL
1793 Alepes kleinii Razorbelly scad Indo-West Pacific 16 FL
1839 Alepes melanoptera Blackfin scad Indo-Pacific. 25 TL
1833 Alepes vari Herring scad Indo-West Pacific 56 TL
1801 Atropus atropos Cleftbelly trevally Indo-West Pacific 26.5 TL
1833 Atule mate Yellowtail scad Indo-Pacific 30 TL
1801 Campogramma glaycos Vadigo Eastern Atlantic 60 FL
1830 Carangoides armatus Longfin trevally Indo-West Pacific 58 TL
1775 Carangoides bajad Orangespotted trevally Indo-West Pacific 55 TL
1833 Carangoides bartholomaei Yellow jack Western Atlantic 100 TL
1833 Carangoides chrysophrys Longnose trevally Indo-Pacific 72 FL
1830 Carangoides ciliarius Western Indian Ocean 61.0 TL
1830 Carangoides coeruleopinnatus Coastal trevally Indo-West Pacific 41 TL
1851 Carangoides dinema Shadow trevally Indo-West Pacific 85 TL
1844 Carangoides equula Whitefin trevally Indo-Pacific 50 FL
1775 Carangoides ferdau Blue trevally Indo-Pacific 70 TL
1775 Carangoides fulvoguttatus Yellowspotted trevally Indo-West Pacific 120 FL
1833 Carangoides gymnostethus Bludger Indo-West Pacific 90 TL
1934 Carangoides hedlandensis Bumpnose trevally Indo-West Pacific 32 TL
1915 Carangoides humerosus Duskyshoulder trevally Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL
1801 Carangoides malabaricus Malabar trevally Indo-West Pacific 60 TL
1833 Carangoides oblongus Coachwhip trevally Indo-Pacific 46 TL
1882 Carangoides orthogrammus Island trevally Indo-Pacific 75 TL
1883 Carangoides otrynter Threadfin jack Eastern Pacific 60 TL
1857 Carangoides plagiotaenia Barcheek trevally Indo-Pacific 50 TL
1830 Carangoides praeustus Brownback trevally Indo-West Pacific. 25 TL
1852 Carangoides talamparoides Imposter trevally Indo-West Pacific 51 TL
1877 Caranx bucculentus Bluespotted trevally Southwest Pacific 66 TL
1868 Caranx caballus Green jack Eastern Pacific 55 FL
1867 Caranx caninus Pacific crevalle jack Eastern Pacific 101 FL
1815 Caranx crysos Blue runner Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
2007 Caranx fischeri Longfin crevalle jack African coast from Maurit 53 FL
1830 Caranx heberi Blacktip trevally Indo-West Pacific 88 TL
1766 Caranx hippos Crevalle jack Eastern Atlantic 124 TL
1775 Caranx ignobilis Giant trevally Indo-Pacific 170 TL
1831 Caranx latus Horse-eye jack Western Atlantic 101 FL
1860 Caranx lugubris Black jack Circumtropical. Western 100 TL
1833 Caranx melampygus Bluefin trevally Indo-Pacific 117 FL
1877 Caranx papuensis Brassy trevally Indo-Pacific 88 TL
1817 Caranx rhonchus False scad Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1793 Caranx ruber Bar jack Western Atlantic 69 TL
1833 Caranx senegallus Senegal jack Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1825 Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally Indo-Pacific 120 TL
1833 Caranx tille Tille trevally Indo-West Pacific 80 TL
1882 Caranx vinctus Cocinero Eastern Central Pacific 37 TL
1766 Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic bumper Western Atlantic 65 TL
1883 Chloroscombrus orqueta Pacific bumper Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1958 Decapterus akaadsi Western Pacific 30 SL
1875 Decapterus koheru Koheru Southwest Pacific 40 TL
1855 Decapterus kurroides Redtail scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1833 Decapterus macarellus Mackerel scad Circumglobal. Western At 46 TL
1851 Decapterus macrosoma Shortfin scad Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1843 Decapterus maruadsi Japanese scad Indo-West Pacific 25 FL
1844 Decapterus muroadsi Amberstripe scad Indo-Pacific 50 FL
1829 Decapterus punctatus Round scad Western Atlantic 30 SL
1830 Decapterus russelli Indian scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1968 Decapterus tabl Roughear scad Pacific Ocean 50 TL
1825 Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner Western Atlantic 180 TL
1775 Gnathanodon speciosus Golden trevally Indo-Pacific. Eastern Pa 120 TL
1833 Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus Bluntnose jack Western Atlantic 50 TL
1860 Hemicaranx bicolor Bicolor jack Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1864 Hemicaranx leucurus Yellowfin jack Eastern Pacific 30 TL
1898 Hemicaranx zelotes Blackfin jack Eastern Central Pacific 35 TL
1758 Lichia amia Leerfish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL
1758 Megalaspis cordyla Torpedo scad Indo-West Pacific 80 TL
1758 Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Circumtropical in tropica 70 TL
1868 Oligoplites altus Longjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 56 FL
1832 Oligoplites palometa Maracaibo leatherjacket Western Atlantic 49.7 TL
1904 Oligoplites refulgens Shortjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 25 FL
1793 Oligoplites saliens Castin leatherjacket Western Atlantic 50 TL
1801 Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket Western Atlantic 35 TL
1881 Pantolabus radiatus Fringefin trevally Western Pacific 40 TL
1795 Parastromateus niger Black pomfret Indo-West Pacific 75 TL
1841 Parona signata Parona leatherjacket Southwest Atlantic 60 TL
1848 Pseudocaranx chilensis Juan Fernandez trevally Southeast Pacific 65 TL
1801 Pseudocaranx dentex White trevally Western Atlantic 122 TL
2006 Pseudocaranx dinjerra Eastern Indian Ocean 23 FL
1931 Pseudocaranx wrighti Skipjack trevally Eastern Indian Ocean 70 SL
1801 Scomberoides commersonnianus Talang queenfish Indo-West Pacific 120 TL
1775 Scomberoides lysan Doublespotted queenfish Indo-Pacific 110 TL
1832 Scomberoides tala Barred queenfish Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
1832 Scomberoides tol Needlescaled queenfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL
1833 Selar boops Oxeye scad Pacific Ocean 25 FL
1793 Selar crumenophthalmus Bigeye scad Circumtropical. Indo-Pac 70 TL
1833 Selaroides leptolepis Yellowstripe scad Indo-West Pacific 22 TL
1863 Selene brevoortii Hairfin lookdown Eastern Pacific 38 FL
1816 Selene brownii Caribbean moonfish Western Atlantic 29 TL
1863 Selene dorsalis African moonfish Eastern Atlantic 38 TL
1880 Selene orstedii Mexican moonfish Eastern Pacific 33 TL
1866 Selene peruviana Peruvian moonfish Eastern Pacific 40 TL
1815 Selene setapinnis Atlantic moonfish Western Atlantic 60 TL
1855 Selene spixii Western Atlantic
1758 Selene vomer Lookdown Western Atlantic 48.3 TL
1971 Seriola carpenteri Guinean amberjack Eastern Atlantic 72.5 TL
1810 Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack Circumglobal. Indo-West 190 TL
1793 Seriola fasciata Lesser amberjack Western Atlantic 67.5 FL
1876 Seriola hippos Samson fish Indo-Pacific 150 TL
1833 Seriola lalandi Yellowtail amberjack Circumglobal in subtropic 250 TL
1881 Seriola peruana Fortune jack Eastern Pacific 57 FL
1845 Seriola quinqueradiata Japanese amberjack Northwest Pacific 150 TL
1833 Seriola rivoliana Longfin yellowtail Circumglobal. Indo-West 160 FL
1815 Seriola zonata Banded rudderfish Western Atlantic 75 TL
1829 Seriolina nigrofasciata Blackbanded trevally Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
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
1861 Trachurus capensis Cape horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL
1841 Trachurus declivis Greenback horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 64 SL
1970 Trachurus delagoa African scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL
1966 Trachurus indicus Arabian scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL
1844 Trachurus japonicus Japanese jack mackerel Northwest Pacific 50 TL
1920 Trachurus lathami Rough scad Western Atlantic 40 TL
1935 Trachurus longimanus Crozet scad Southeast Atlantic and In 22 SL
1868 Trachurus mediterraneus Mediterranean horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL
1920 Trachurus murphyi Chilean jack mackerel South Pacific and Southwe 70 TL
1843 Trachurus novaezelandiae Yellowtail horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 50 SL
1825 Trachurus picturatus Blue jack mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 TL
1855 Trachurus symmetricus Pacific jack mackerel Eastern Pacific 81 TL
1758 Trachurus trachurus Atlantic horse mackerel Mediterranean Sea and eas 70 TL
1950 Trachurus trecae Cunene horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 35 FL
1915 Ulua aurochs Silvermouth trevally Western Central Pacific 50 TL
1833 Ulua mentalis Longrakered trevally Indo-West Pacific 100 TL
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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