Scientific Name
Seriola dumerili  
Seriola dumerili杜氏鰤
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Risso, 1810) Depth 15 - 360M
Chinese 杜氏鰤 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 杜氏鰤(高體鰤) 
Max Length 190 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅甘、紅甘鰺、竹午、汕午、紅頭午 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Benthos、Estuary、
Holotype Locality Nice, France 
Synonyms Caranx dumerili, Regificola parilis, Seriola boscii, Seriola dumerilii, Seriola gigas, Seriola purpurascens, Seriola purpurescens, Seriola rhombica, Seriola simplex, Seriola tapeinometapon, Seriola tapeinometopon, Trachurus aliciolus, Trachurus fasciatus ...all 13..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Bruce A. Thompson, Marty Beasley, Charles A. Wilson 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 Chen, H. L. 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0055472. ASIZP0058185. ASIZP0058588. ASIZP0059526. ASIZP0059979. ASIZP0060356. ASIZP0062517. ASIZP0069440. ASIZP0069450. ASIZP0071063. ASIZP0071088. ASIZP0073406. ASIZP0078444. ASIZP0078760. ASIZP0078761. ASIZP0078762. ASIZP0078763. ASIZP0700018. ASIZP0806043. ASIZP0807245. ASIZP0900526. ASIZP0916043. ASIZP0917245. FRIP03114. FRIP20217. MTP0078. NMMBP03174. NMMBP04310. NMMBP04311. NMMBP06552. NMMSTP00429. NTMP1208. NTUM06628. SU49381.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Purplish amberjack; Rock salmon; Sailor's choice; Yellow tail; Amberjack; Allied kingfish; Greater yellowtail; Greater amberjack; Great yellowtail; Great amberfish; Jenny lind 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VII, I+30-33; A. II, I+19-21; P. i+19-20; G.R. 3-7+11-16; vertebrate 10+14. Maxilla extends to middle of eye, with round dorso-posterior corner. A cutaneous keel on each side of caudal pecuncle developed in adults, but not developed in young. First dorsal fin composed of 5 to 7 spines connected by a membrane. Anterior rays of second dorsal and of anal fin elevated, but lower than length of pectoral fin. Finlet none. Bluish grey or olivaceous above, sides and belly silvery white, sometimes brownish or with a pinkish tinge; usually a darker nuchal bar through eye to dorsal-fin origin; often an amber stripe from eye along middle of body; caudal fin dark or dusky with a lighter narrow posterior margin, extreme tip of lower caudal-fin lobe sometimes light or white; small juveniles (2 to 17 cm fork length) with a prominent dark nuchal bar extending from eye to dorsal-fin origin; 5 dark body bars, becoming irregularly split vertically, that do not extend into the membranes of the second dorsal and anal fins, and a sixth bar at end of caudal peduncle; papillae surrounding broad bands of teeth in both jaws not engorged with blood, appearance of teeth white.
habitats Occurs both epibenthically and pelagically; occasionally entering coastal bays. Feeds primarily on fishes such as the bigeye scad, also feeds on invertebrates. Small juveniles associate with floating plants or debris in oceanic and offshore waters. Juveni 
Distribution Circumglobal. Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific and Altantic. It is very common in Taiwanese waters, expecially in the northeastern part. 
Utility Utilized fresh and frozen; eaten pan-fried, broiled and baked. Reported to cause ciguatera in some areas.