Scientific Name
Carangoides chrysophrys  
Carangoides chrysophrys長吻若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1833) Depth 0 - 60M
Chinese 長吻若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長吻若鰺 
Max Length 56 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 清水魽仔、冬花鰺 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East 
Habitats Coral、Estuary、Coastal  Holotype Locality Seychelles 
Synonyms Carangoides chrysophryoides, Carangoides chrysophyra, Carangoides chrysoptera, Caranx chrysophrys, Caranx typus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1833 Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056740. ASIZP0060348. ASIZP0060349. FRIP00172. FRIP00181. FRIP00349. NMMBP00079. NMMBP01133. NMMBP01281. NMMBP05171. NMMBP05244. NMMBP05354. NMMSTP00338. NMMSTP01015. NTMP0284. NTMP0916. NTMP1432. NTUM02198.  
Common Name Dusky trevally; Club-nosed trevally; Dusky crevalle; Long nose cavalla; Grunting trevally; Long-nose cavalla; Longnose trevally; Longnose cavalla 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+19-20; A. II, I+16-19; P. i+18-20; G.R. 6+17-18; CLS. 86-93; SLS. 5-14 scales, 26-27 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Dorsal profile of snout gently sloped, then abruptly vertical just above mouth cleft. Naked area of breast ventrally to behind orgin of pelvic fin; laterally, naked area of breast extends diagonally to naked base of pectoral fin. Generally silvery with head and body greenish above and silvery with yellow-green reflections below; opercle with a small black spot on upper margin; dorsal and anal fins ranging in colour from whitish to pale yellow to dusky; interradial membranes of soft anal-fin rays often with a white spot basally; caudal and pectoral fins pale to dusky yellow; large adults sometimes very dark, head and fins blackish; these fish perhaps exhibiting nuptial or spawning coloration.
habitats Inhabitats coastal waters in depths to 90 m, but most abundant at 30 to 60 m. Juveniles occur in inshore areas, including estuaries. Usually in small groups. Feeds on small demersal fishes and epibenthic crustaceans. 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of Indo-West Pacific. It is common in eastern and sorthern Taiwan, but rare in western Taiwan. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.