Scientific Name
Alectis indica
Alectis indica印度絲鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Rüppell, 1830) Depth 5 - 50M
Chinese 印度絲鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長吻絲鰺 
Max Length 165 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 銅鏡魽仔、大花串、鬚甘、東京瓜仔、白鬚公、鱟包鬚(澎湖)、白鬚鲒(澎湖)、南方穴(澎湖)、南方瓜仔、馬面瓜仔(臺南安平) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is. 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Red Sea 
Synonyms Alectes indicus, Alectis indicus, Hynnis insanus, Hynnis momsa, Scyris indicus, Seriolichthys indicus   
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 ASIZP0055418. ASIZP0056934. ASIZP0059978. ASIZP0060370. ASIZP0062893. ASIZP0069754. ASIZP0070860. ASIZP0071149. ASIZP0073294. ASIZP0080405. ASIZP0080835. ASIZP0700262. ASIZP0801972. ASIZP0803222. ASIZP0804841. ASIZP0805769. ASIZP0807571. ASIZP0911972. ASIZP0913222. ASIZP0914841. ASIZP0915769. ASIZP0917571. FRIP00029. FRIP22177. NMMBP00632. NMMBP01130. NMMBP01880. NMMBP05167. NMMBP05744. NMMBP05745. NMMBP05746. NMMBP05747. NMMBP05748. NMMBP06520. NMMBP06521. NMMBP06633. NMMSTP00288. ...List all 46 records... 
Barcode2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Old maid; Plumed trevally; Talakitok; Threadfish; Diamond fish; Diamond trevally; Horse mackerel; Large thread-fin jackfish; Indian thread-finned trevally; Indian threadfin; Mirrorfish; Mirror fish; Indian mirrorfish; Indian threadfish; Indian threadfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VII (embedded and not apparent with growth), I+18-19; A.II (embedded and not apparent with growth), I+16; P. i+17-18; G.R. 8-9+22-23; scutes feeble, 13-15; vertebrate 10+14. Profile of nape and head angularly curved. Suborbital width much greater 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 Adults are reported to concentrate in large shoals and are wide rangingin tropical coastal waters including reef areas; juveniles are solitary and often enter estuaries; may mimic jellyfish. The diet consists of a wide range of fishes, small squids, and c 
Distribution Widespread in coastal waters of tropical Indo-West Pacific, from East Africa, including the Malagasy Republic, Red Sea, and Persian Gulf to Papua New Guinea; north to the Ryukyu Islands and south to Australia.It is common in waters around Taiwan. 
Utility Excellent food fish; marketed fresh, salted or dries; public aquariums.