Scientific Name
Carangoides equula  
Carangoides equula高體若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) Depth 100 - 200M
Chinese 高體若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 高體若鰺 
Max Length 50 cm FL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、平鰺、白鯌仔(澎湖)、瓜仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Carangoides acutus, Caranx dasson, Caranx equula, Kaiwarinus equula   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054561. ASIZP0054814. ASIZP0056711. ASIZP0058807. ASIZP0060365. ASIZP0061513. ASIZP0061865. ASIZP0061871. ASIZP0061896. ASIZP0061902. ASIZP0064302. ASIZP0064882. ASIZP0070825. ASIZP0070884. ASIZP0071530. ASIZP0080327. ASIZP0700011. ASIZP0700157. ASIZP0800061. ASIZP0804120. ASIZP0804125. ASIZP0900249. ASIZP0900255. ASIZP0900280. ASIZP0900286. ASIZP0910061. ASIZP0914120. ASIZP0914125. CAS30321. FRIP00174. FRIP03169. FRIP20347. FRIP21556. MTP0192. NMMBP00145. NMMBP00148. NMMBP01345. ...List all 49 records... 
Common Name Whitefin trevally; White fin cavalla; Whitefin kingfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+23-26; A. II, I+22-24; P. i+18-19; G.R. 7-9+20-22; CLS. 63-67; SLS. 0-4 scales, 28-30 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Snout slightly pointed, longer than eye diameter. Breast completely scaled or with a very small naked area before the base of pelvic fin. Anterior rays of second dorsal and anal fins not elevated.Head and body bluish grey to green dorsally, silvery white below; juveniles with 5 to 7 dark bands on sides; second dorsal and anal fins with a submarginal brown to blackish band, white distally; caudal fin dusky yellow; pectoral and pelvic fins pale yellowish to white.
habitats Found on the continental shelf and slope. Feeds on a variety of fishes, crustaceans, and cephalopods. 
Distribution Distributed in South Africa, Indonesia, South and East China Seas, Japan, Australia, Hawaii, and Taiwan.It is very common in all Taiwanese coastal waters. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.