Scientific Name
Alectis ciliaris  
Alectis ciliaris絲鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1787) Depth 15 - 50M
Chinese 絲鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短吻絲鰺 
Max Length 150 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花串、白鬚公、甘仔魚(臺東)、白鬚鯌(澎湖)、鱟包鬚(澎湖) 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is. 
Habitats Ocean、Coastal  Holotype Locality India 
Synonyms Alectes ciliaris, Alectis breviventralis, Alectis cilaris, Alectis cilliaris, Alectis crinitus, Alectis indica, Alectis temmincki, Blepharichthys crinitus, Blepharis ciliaris, Blepharis crinitus, Blepharis fasciatus, Blepharis indicus, Blepharis major ...all 22..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054440. ASIZP0054567. ASIZP0054935. ASIZP0056689. ASIZP0058180. ASIZP0058701. ASIZP0060369. ASIZP0061707. ASIZP0062990. ASIZP0065051. ASIZP0066448. ASIZP0066528. ASIZP0066570. ASIZP0066584. ASIZP0070120. ASIZP0071198. ASIZP0074983. ASIZP0700010. ASIZP0801362. ASIZP0801363. ASIZP0801364. ASIZP0801365. ASIZP0804158. ASIZP0807683. ASIZP0900154. ASIZP0900155. ASIZP0911362. ASIZP0911363. ASIZP0911364. ASIZP0911365. ASIZP0914158. ASIZP0917683. FRIP20013. FRIP20357. FRIP21312. FRIP21590. NMMBP00603. ...List all 51 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Pennantfish; Shoemaker; Pompano; Pennant trevally; Pennant fish; Trevally; Threadfin pompano; Thread pompano; Threadfin mirrorfish; Sunfish; Threadfin; Thread-fin jackfish; Threadfish; Thread-finned trevally; Crevalle; Cobblerfish; Cordonnier; Cuban jack; 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VII (embedded and not apparent with growth), I+18; A. II (embedded and not apparent with growth), I+15-16; P. i+17-18; G.R. 4-6+14-15; scutes feeble, 12-25; vertebrate 10+14. Profile of nape and head broadly rounded. Suborbital width equal to or narrower than eye diameter. Scales minute and embedded, apparently naked; scutes weak. Villiform teeth on bands in both jaws. Anterior rays of second dorsal and of anal fins produced into filaments in young, becoming shorter with growth. Lateral line strongly arched, becoming straight below 11-12th ray of second dorsal fin; arched portion longer than straight. No finlets.
habitats Pelagic in neritic and oceanic waters, sometimes near the bottom Small juveniles may be found near the shore ; adults are usurally solitary and frequent shallow coastal waters to depths of 60 -100 m. Feeds on sedentary or slow moving crustaceans and occa 
Distribution Circumtropical in marine waters; widespread in the tropical Indo-West Pacific; widespread in coastal waters of Taiwan. 
Utility Excellent food fish; marketed fresh, salted or dries.Juveniles are attractive aquarium fish, but do not do well in captivity.