Scientific Name
Elagatis bipinnulata  
Elagatis bipinnulata雙帶鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) Depth 0 - 30M
Chinese 雙帶鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 紡綞鰤 
Max Length 180 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海草、拉侖、拉崙(澎湖)、柴魚(澎湖)、青甘(澎湖) 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Benthos  Holotype Locality Keeling Is., New Guinea 
Synonyms Egalatis bipinnulatus, Elagatis bipinnulatus, Elegatis bipinnulata, Elegatis bipinnulatus, Elegatis bipunnulata, Elegatus bipinnulatus, Irex indicus, Micropteryx bipinnulatus, Seriola bipinnulata, Seriolichthys bipinnulatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Berry, F.H. 1969 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054648. ASIZP0056420. ASIZP0056604. ASIZP0056926. ASIZP0059531. ASIZP0060355. ASIZP0067415. ASIZP0067419. ASIZP0067567. ASIZP0700070. ASIZP0801031. ASIZP0801032. ASIZP0801033. ASIZP0802761. ASIZP0802762. ASIZP0802763. ASIZP0911031. ASIZP0911032. ASIZP0911033. ASIZP0912761. ASIZP0912762. ASIZP0912763. FRIP21496. FRIP21577. FRIP22413. NMMBP03058. NMMBP04229. NMMBP05061. NMMSTP01017. NTUM07580.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Rainbow runner 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VI, I+25-27 (including finlet); A. I, I+18-19 (including finlet); P. i+18-19; G.R. 9+26; vertebrate 10+14. Maxilla do not extend to anterior border of eye. A cutaneous keel on each side of caudal peduncle developed in adults, but not developed in young. A two rayed finlet present at terminal of second dorsal and anal fins. Dark olive-blue or green dorsally and white ventrally; 2 narrow light blue or bluish white stripes along sides, with a broader olive or yellowish stripe between them; fins dark with an olive or yellow tint.
habitats Found in oceanic and coastal waters, generally near the surface over reefs or sometimes far from the coast. May form large schools Feeds on invertebrates and small fishes. 
Distribution Worldwide in marine waters, commonly found in Taiwanese waters, Expecially in eastern Taiwan. 
Utility Marketed fresh and salted or dried; also frozen and used for sashimi. An excellent sports fish.