Scientific Name
Carangoides fulvoguttatus  
Carangoides fulvoguttatus星點若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Forsskål, 1775) Depth 0 - 100M
Chinese 星點若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃點若鰺 
Max Length 90 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Red Sea 
Synonyms Carangoides emburyi, Carangoides fulvogutatus, Caranx emburyi, Caranx fulvoguttatus, Ferdauia claeszooni, Scomber fulvoguttatus, Turrum emburyi   
Reference Lin & Shao(1999)  Forsskål, P. 1775 Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056876. ASIZP0058806.  
Common Name Yellowspotted trevally; Turrum; Yellow spotted trevally; Yellow-dotted trevally; Gold-spotted trevally; Gold-spotted trevally 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+27-28; A. II, I+23; P. i+18-19; G.R. 7-8+17-18; CLS. 80-88; SLS. 24-25 scales, 14-15 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. In adults, mouth cleft distinctly below level of eye. Breast naked ventrally to distinctly behind origin of pelvic fins; laterally, naked area of breast separated from naked base of pectoral fin by a narrow band of scales. Adults iridescent blue-green dorsally, shading to silvery on sides, with many small golden or brassy spots mainly above midline; large individuals often with 3 irregular black blotches (sometimes very indistinct or absent) on flanks, the first below dorsal-fin lobe, the second at inflection point of lateral line, and the third slightly anterior to midpoint of straight part of lateral line; opercular spot dusky and inconspicuous; dorsal and anal fins dusky yellow, the latter with leading edge and distal margin whitish blue; caudal fin olive-yellow with upper leading edge and trailing edges dusky; pelvic fins whitish blue.
habitats Prefers rocky and coral reefs, but is occasionally found over offshore banks in depths to 100 m. Feeds mainly on small invertebrates and fishes. 
Distribution Widely distributed through the Indian and western Pacific oceans. It is rare and only found in eastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Excellent food fish; marketed fresh. A good sportsfish.