Scientific Name
Carangoides talamparoides  
Carangoides talamparoides白舌若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1852 Depth - M
Chinese 白舌若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 白舌若鰺 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Sumatra 
Synonyms Caranx talamparoides   
Reference Lin & Shao(1999)  Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056731. ASIZP0056986.  
Common Name White-tongued trevally; Coastal trevally; Impostor trevally; Imposter trevally 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+21-22; A. II, I+17-18; P. i+18-19; G.R. 7-8+21; CLS. 72-78; SLS. 4-5 scales, 23-27 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Breast naked ventrally to distinctly behind pelvic fins, often to orgin of soft anal fin; laterally, naked area of breast extends diagonally to naked base of pectoral fin, including small area anteriorly just above pectoral-fin base. Generally silvery, bluish grey above, silvery white below; opercle with a small black spot on upper margin; tongue white to pale grey; soft dorsal and anal fins dusky; caudal fin with central rays dusky yellow with black distal margin.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters of the continental shelf. 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical waters of Indo-West Pacific, but it is rare in Taiwan and only found in the southern part. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.