Scientific Name
Carangoides dinema  
Carangoides dinema背點若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1851 Depth 2 - 80M
Chinese 背點若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 背點若鰺 
Max Length 85 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、曳絲平鰺、白鯌仔(澎湖)、瓜仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East 
Habitats Coral、Estuary、Coastal  Holotype Locality Java 
Synonyms Carangichthys dinema, Carangoides denima, Caranx deani, Caranx dinema   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Dr. P. Bleeker 1852 Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 F. Williame , P.C.Heemstra ,and A . Shameem 1980 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054749. ASIZP0056879. ASIZP0056925. ASIZP0060363. ASIZP0064992. ASIZP0066235. ASIZP0066724. ASIZP0700287. ASIZP0800329. ASIZP0801619. ASIZP0802519. ASIZP0900290. ASIZP0900488. ASIZP0911619. ASIZP0912519. FRIP00173. FRIP21240. NMMBP04098. NMMBP05047. NMMBP05048. NMMSTP01019. NMNSF01603. NTMP0414. NTUM06108. NTUM06251.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Shadow trevally; Shadow kingfish; Twothread trevally 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+17-19; A. II, I+15-17; P. i+18-20; G.R. 7-8+18-19; CLS. 60-63; SLS. 27-33 all scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Breast naked ventrally to origin of pelvic fin; laterally, naked area of breast usually separated from naked base of pectoral fin by a moderate to narrow band of scales. Lateral line becoming straight below 11-12th ray of second dorsal fin; curved part longer than straight. Bluish green above, silvery white below; small brown blotches (becoming larger posteriorly) on back between bases of second dorsal-fin rays; opercular blotch brownish and diffuse; spinous dorsal fin pale to dusky; second dorsal-fin lobe dusky and ray tips yellowish; anal fin with distal margin whitish blue; caudal fin with upper lobe yellowish, and with trailing edges and tip of lower lobe pale; pectoral fins hyaline and pelvic fins whitish to dusky.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters. Occurs singly or in large schools at a depth of 15 m or less along steep drop-off. 
Distribution Commonly distributed in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of Indo-Pacific. It is common in all Taiwanese waters except northern Taiwans. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.