Scientific Name
Scomberoides tol  
Pronounce  
Scomberoides tol托爾逆鈎鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1832) Depth 10 - 20M
Chinese 托爾逆鈎鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 革似鰺 
Max Length 60 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 七星仔、棘蔥仔、鬼平、刺蔥(澎湖)、龜秉(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality India 
Synonyms Chorinemus tala, Chorinemus tol, Scomberoides formosanus, Scomeroides tol   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999) 
Specimen List ASIZP0055417. ASIZP0056690. ASIZP0058222. ASIZP0059798. ASIZP0060366. ASIZP0062808. ASIZP0064819. ASIZP0068566. ASIZP0068847. ASIZP0068854. ASIZP0070130. ASIZP0075964. ASIZP0076074. ASIZP0076077. ASIZP0076446. ASIZP0079235. ASIZP0700016. ASIZP0800295. ASIZP0804157. ASIZP0914157. FRIP00259. FRIP01002. FRIP20399. FRIP21410. NMMBP00123. NMMBP00146. NMMBP00934. NMMBP00941. NMMBP01242. NMMBP01323. NMMBP04419. NMMBP05140. NMMBP06595. NMMBP06596. NMMSTP00457. NMNSF00205. NMNSF00836. ...List all 47 records... 
Barcode2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Needleskin queenfish; Slender leatherskin; Slender queen fish; Needle scaled queenfish; Needlescaled queenfish; Queenfish; Blackfin queenfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VII, I+19-20; A. II, I+18-19; P. i+16-17; G.R. 6-7+17-18; vertebrate 10+16. Maxilla extends to posterior border of pupil. Scales on middle of body slender and needle-like. Lateral line slightly arched above pectoral fin. Body bluish dorsally, white ventrally; adults with 5 to 8 oval or vertically oblong black blotches, the first 4 or 5 of which intersect lateral line (blotches faint or absent in young); distal half of dorsal-fin lobe abruptly and heavily pigmented; anal-fin lobe usually immaculate, white in life.
habitats Usually found in small schools near the surface in coastal waters. As is true of all members of the genus, the spines of the first dorsal and anal fins are venomous (especially the latter) and capable of inflicting painful stings. Feeds primarily on fishe 
Distribution Commonly distributed in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of Indo-West Pacific. It is common in waters around Taiwan, expecially in the western part. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.