Scientific Name
Pseudocaranx dentex  
Pseudocaranx dentex黃帶擬鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Depth 80 - 200M
Chinese 黃帶擬鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃帶擬鰺 
Max Length 80 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔、瓜仔、縱帶鰺、石午(澎湖)、白魽 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Brazil 
Synonyms Carangus cheilio, Caranx adscensionis, Caranx analis, Caranx cestus, Caranx cheilio, Caranx delicatissimus, Caranx dentex, Caranx georgianus, Caranx luna, Caranx lutescens, Caranx natalensis, Caranx nobilis, Caranx platessa ...all 28..  
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 ASIZP0056927. ASIZP0056929. ASIZP0058193. ASIZP0061884. ASIZP0900268. FRIP20147. NMMSTP01016.  
Common Name Skippy; Skipjack trevally; Pig ulua; Silver bream; Silver trevally; Silver travally; Ranger; White kingfish; Toothed trevally; Thicklipped jack; Trevally; White trevally; Blue trevally; Cavalley; Crevalley; Jackfish; Jack; Guelly jack; Longsnout trevally 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+25; A. II, I+21-22; P. i+20; G.R. 12-13+25-26; CLS. 85-86; SLS. 10-13 scales, 23-28 scutes; vertebrate 10+15. Villiform teeth in a triangular patch on vomer and in a band on palatines and longue; but in adults, vomer toothless. Breast completely scaled except with a small naked patch in anterior of belly. Anterior rays of second dorsal and anal fins not elevated, and terminal ray of each fin enlarged and a little separated from adjacent rays but not detached. Pale greenish to steely blue above, silvery below; a yellow stripe usually present along sides (wider posteriorly) and at bases of soft dorsal and anal fins; caudal fin and soft dorsal fins dusky yellow; a diffuse black spot on upper margin of opercle.
habitats Found mainly on banks and shelf slope habitats at depths of 80 to 200 m throughout much of its range, but at some localities juveniles and occasionally adults may also frequent the shoreline. Feed on plankton by ram-filtering and suction feeding and on bo 
Distribution A broadly distributed, anti-tropical species, distributed in subtropical and temperate waters of Indo-Pacific and Altantic. It is occasionally in eastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.