Scientific Name
Carangoides orthogrammus  
Carangoides orthogrammus直線若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) Depth 3 - 160M
Chinese 直線若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 直線若鰺 
Max Length 75 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、瓜仔、直線平鰺、黑鯌(澎湖)、牛港鯌(澎湖)、丁香鯌(澎湖)、七星鯌(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Benthos、Estuary、
Holotype Locality Revillagigedos Is. 
Synonyms Carangoides ferdau jordani, Carangoides gymnostethoides evermanni, Carangoides gymnosthethoides evermanni, Carangoides jordani, Carangoides nitidus, Carangoides orthogrammuus, Carangoides othogrammus, Caranx orthogrammus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1882 Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056704. ASIZP0067103. ASIZP0070239. ASIZP0078291. ASIZP0078292. ASIZP0802849. ASIZP0807177. ASIZP0807178. ASIZP0912849. ASIZP0917177. ASIZP0917178. NMMBP00133. NMMBP01333.  
Barcode2008-08-28,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-12-31,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2015-12-31,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Socorro jack; Yellow spotted trevally; Yellowspot trevally; Yellow-spotted trevally; Black-spotted jack; Island jack; Island trevally 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+29-31; A. II, I+25-26; P. i+21-22; G.R. 9+21-22; CLS. 96-106; SLS. 20-30 scales, 21-28 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Breast naked ventrally to origin of pelvic fin; laterally, naked area of breast separated from naked base of pectoral fin by a moderate band of scales. Head and body generally silvery, brassy to greenish blue above, paler below; adults with several relatively laelliptical yellow spots, often with dusky centres, present on sides; dusky bands usually not present on sides, especially in postmortem specimens; leading edge and tips of dorsal- and anal-fin lobes dark to dusky, rest of fin pale brownish except distal margin of anal fin whitish; caudal fin dusky brown with trailing edge and lobe tips darker; pelvic fins whitish.
habitats Abundant around oceanic islands while not found in neritic areas. May be encountered in solitary, pairs or small schools. Schools frequent sandy river basins, sandy channels of lagoon and seaward reefs. Feeds on sand-dwelling crustaceans. 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific.It can be occasional found in the southern Taiwan. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh, salted or dries.