Scientific Name
Caranx tille  
Caranx tille泰利鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1833 Depth 30 - 120M
Chinese 泰利鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 泰勒鰺 
Max Length 75 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Pondichery 
Synonyms Caranx cynodon, Caranx tile   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1833 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056870.  
Common Name Trevally; Tille trevally; Tille kingfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+21; A. II, I+17; P. i+18; G.R. 6-7+16-17; CLS. 53-54; SLS. 36-39 all scales; vertebrate 10+14. Head profile steep and at occipital strongly curved. Snout obtuse, subequal to eye diameter. Breast scaly. Lateral line moderate curved, becoming straight below 5-6th ray of second dorsal fin. Adults with head and body dark olive-green to bluish grey above, shading to silvery white below; blackish spot, at least 1/2 diameter of pupil, at upper margin of opercle (this spot evident on specimens of about 20 cm fork length); second dorsal fin olive-grey to blackish, the lobe without a white tip; anal and caudal fins yellow-olive to blackish; lateral-line scutes grey, except dark in caudal peduncle region; in juveniles and young adults, head and body pale olive to silvery grey and fins uniformly pale to dusky.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters, mainly around rocky and coral reefs. Feeds primarily on other fishes and crustaceans. 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific, but it is rare in Taiwan and only found in western to southern parts. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.