Scientific Name
Caranx sexfasciatus  
Caranx sexfasciatus六帶鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 Depth 0 - 100M
Chinese 六帶鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 六帶鰺 
Max Length 120 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、紅目瓜仔、紅目鯌(澎湖)、大瓜仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality New Guinea 
Synonyms Carangus carangus, Carangus elacate, Carangus hippos, Carangus marginatus, Carangus rhabdotus, Caranx belengerii, Caranx butuanensis, Caranx carangus, Caranx elacate, Caranx flavocoeruleus, Caranx forsteri, Caranx fosteri, Caranx hippos ...all 23..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Nichols, J.T. 1938 Nichols J.T. 1938 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Lea, R.N. etc. 1995 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0055468. ASIZP0055469. ASIZP0055471. ASIZP0055663. ASIZP0056605. ASIZP0057612. ASIZP0058765. ASIZP0058837. ASIZP0059799. ASIZP0060080. ASIZP0060712. ASIZP0061738. ASIZP0061992. ASIZP0062891. ASIZP0064729. ASIZP0064791. ASIZP0064796. ASIZP0064816. ASIZP0065095. ASIZP0068518. ASIZP0068522. ASIZP0068527. ASIZP0068571. ASIZP0068846. ASIZP0068853. ASIZP0068862. ASIZP0068868. ASIZP0068872. ASIZP0068876. ASIZP0068878. ASIZP0068880. ASIZP0074122. ASIZP0074209. ASIZP0074210. ASIZP0074813. ASIZP0074911. ASIZP0700219. FMNH59492Holotype. ...List all 83 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Six banded trevally; Turrum; Trevally; Dusky jack; Bigeye trevally; Bigeye kingfish; Giant trevally; Horse mackerel; Great trevally; Horse-eye jack 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+20-21; A. II, I+16-17; P. i+17-18; G.R. 6-8+16-17; CLS.49-50; SLS. 0-2 scales, 32-35 scutes; vertebrate 10+15. Head profile gradually curved from snout tip to second dorsal origin. Snout slightly pointed, longer than eye diameter. Breast scaly. Lateral line moderate curved, becoming straight below 4-5th ray of second dorsal fin. Adults with head and body silvery olive to iridescent blue-green above, silvery olive to whitish below; small blackish spot, much smaller than pupil diameter, at upper angle of opercle (this spot evident on specimens of about 14 cm fork length); second dorsal fin olive to blackish, the lobe with a white tip (white tip becomes more obvious with increasing size); anal and caudal fins yellowish to black; lateral-line scutes dark to black. In juveniles and young adults, head, body, and scutes more silvery and fins paler (grey to yellow) except upper half of dorsal-fin lobe and upper lobe of caudal fin usually dark.
habitats Inhabits coastal and oceanic waters associated with reefs. Juveniles may be encountered in estuaries, occasionally entering rivers and penetrating well inland. Forms slow-moving schools in the passes or outside the reef during the day, dispersing at nigh 
Distribution Broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific. It is frequently found in all Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh, dried or salted and frozen. Consumed broiled and baked.