Scientific Name
Alepes djedaba  
Alepes djedaba吉打副葉鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Forsskål, 1775) Depth 0 - 50M
Chinese 吉打副葉鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 及達副葉鰺 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、瓜仔魚、花鯧、甘仔、吉打鰺、白鯌仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Red Sea 
Synonyms Alepes djedabba, Alepes djeddaba, Atule djedaba, Atule kalla, Caranx djedaba, Caranx djedabba, Caranx djeddaba, Caranx kalla, Caranx microbrachium, Scomber djedaba, Selar djedaba   
Reference Lin & Shao(1999)  Forsskål, P. 1775 Iwatsuki, Y. etc. 1996 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056710. ASIZP0056735. ASIZP0056819. ASIZP0058810. ASIZP0061255. ASIZP0061978. ASIZP0062710. ASIZP0069748. ASIZP0070121. ASIZP0070830. ASIZP0070956. ASIZP0071299. ASIZP0071301. ASIZP0071305. ASIZP0071332. ASIZP0072784. ASIZP0072785. ASIZP0074814. ASIZP0076212. ASIZP0076266. ASIZP0078277. ASIZP0078287. ASIZP0078290. ASIZP0079092. ASIZP0079127. ASIZP0079222. ASIZP0079233. ASIZP0079399. ASIZP0700330. ASIZP0803265. ASIZP0804175. ASIZP0804178. ASIZP0804179. ASIZP0805456. ASIZP0805457. ASIZP0900451. ASIZP0913265. ...List all 58 records... 
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,張家豪,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,張家豪,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,張家豪,CO1,100%
Common Name Shrimp scad; Shrimp caranx; Slender yellowtail kingfish; Banded scad; Djebbada crevalle 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D.VIII, I+23-35; A.II, I+19-20; P.i+19-20; G.R. 11+26-27; CLS. 33-38 scales, 0-2 scutes; SLS. 43-49 all scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Body elongate oval, strongly compressed. Adipose eyelid developed, leaving anterior half eye. Shoulder girdle margin smooth, without papillae. Uniserial mintue teeth on jaws; mintue villiform teeth also on palatines, vomer and tongue.
habitats Rather common near inshore reefs, even in moderately turbid water, often forming large schools. Sexual maturity is attained by about 17 cm fork length. Feeds on shrimps, copepods, crustacean larvae and small fish; at larger sizes also feeds on small fishe 
Distribution Distributed in Indo-West Pacific where from Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian Islands, north to Taiwan, south to Australia. Immigrant to the eastern Mediterranean through the Suez Canal. It is a very common species in Taiwan and present in all coast 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh, salted or dries.