Scientific Name
Caranx lugubris  
Caranx lugubris闊步鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Poey, 1860 Depth 12 - 350M
Chinese 闊步鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黑鰺 
Max Length 75 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、黑面甘(臺東) 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Ocean、Coral  Holotype Locality Ascension Is. 
Synonyms Caranx ascensionis, Caranx frontalis, Caranx hippos, Caranx ishikawai, Caranx tenebrosus, Scomber ascensionis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Smith-Vaniz, W. F. etc. 1994 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056738. FRIP21443. FRIP21517. NMMBP08541.  
Common Name Cabali; Black trevally; Coalfish; Black jack; Black jack fish; Black ulua; Black kingfish; Jack; Giant jack 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+21; A. II, I+16; P. i+21; G.R. 7+21; CLS. 50; SLS. 34 all scales; vertebrate 10+14. Predorsal profile steep and in large specimens with a concavity in front of nostrils, and angulary curved at occipital. Snout obtuse, longer than eye diameter. The anterior lateral line strongly curved, becoming straight below 3-4th ray of second dorsal fin. Breast scaly. Head, body, and fins essentially uniform grey to brown, median fins and lateral-line scutes usually dark brown to black; upper end of opercle frequently with a dark spot, much smaller than pupil diameter.
habitats An oceanic and insular species, very much restricted to clear oceanic waters. Uncommon in shoal areas, confined to clear, offshore waters usually at depths of 25 to 65 m. Sometimes seen near drop-off at outer edge of reefs. Occasionally forming schools. I 
Distribution A circumtropical species. Western Indian Ocean: off Natal and East London in South Africa; Reunion, Mauritius and Cargados Carajos; Seychelles. Western Pacific: southern Japan to New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. Western Atlantic: Bermuda, northern Gu 
Utility Marketed mainly fresh, also dried or salted