Scientific Name
Trachinotus baillonii  
Pronounce  
Trachinotus baillonii斐氏鯧鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1801) Depth 1 - 40M
Chinese 斐氏鯧鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 斐氏鯧鰺 
Max Length 60 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 卵鰺、紅鰺、油面仔、幽面仔、斐氏黃臘鰺、南風穴仔、甘仔魚(臺東)、紅紗(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu、LanI Is.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Madagascar 
Synonyms Caesiomorus baillonii, Caesiomorus quadripunctatus, Trachinotus bailloni, Trachinotus cuvieri, Trachinotus jordani, Trachinotus oblongus, Trachinotus quadripunctatus, Trachynotus bailloni, Trachynotus baillonii, Trachynotus cuvieri, Trachynotus jordani, Trachynotus oblongus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Lacepede, B. G. E. 1801 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056875. ASIZP0060596. ASIZP0066524. ASIZP0067492. ASIZP0070894. ASIZP0070965. ASIZP0071049. ASIZP0071231. ASIZP0072256. ASIZP0700288. ASIZP0801758. ASIZP0802432. ASIZP0802634. ASIZP0802635. ASIZP0802865. ASIZP0804122. ASIZP0804993. ASIZP0911758. ASIZP0912432. ASIZP0912865. ASIZP0914122. ASIZP0914993. FRIP03083. FRIP21365. FRIP21768. FRIP21797. FRIP22465. NMMBP04524. NTUM08188. ZMH15434.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Small spotted pompano; Pompano; Silver pompano; Smallspotted pompano; Smallspotted dart; Small spotted dart; Swallow tail; Spotted pompano; Black-spotted dart; Blackspotted swallowtail; Dart 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. V-VI, I+18-19; A. II, I+16-17; P. i+17-18; G.R. 6-7+8-9; vertebrate 10+14. Body deep, ovate and compressed. Head small, snout blunt. Maxilla extends beyond anterior border of pupil. Villiform teeth in bands on jaws, in a triangular patch on vomer, and in a band on palatines; none on tongue. Lateral line slightly arched. No scutes. No finlets. Caudal fin deeply forked with long and pointed lobes. Adults silvery blue to grey above, silvery white below, sides with 1 to 6 relatively small black spots (spots absent on fish smaller than about 10 to 13 cm fork length), the number of spots generally increasing with age (spots individually and bilaterally variable in number, location and intensity) in a longitudinal row on or near lateral line; in adults, all spots typically equal to or smaller than eye diameter, and with about half of spot below lateral line; caudal, second dorsal, and anal fins grey to black, the lobes usually darkest; pectoral fins pale to dusky yellow; pelvic fins pale yellow to orange-yellow.
habitats Occurs near surface waters of lagoon and seaward reefs. Always moves in schools at the edge of the surf near the reef, also usually found in surge zone along sandy beaches. Adults usually seen in pairs or small groups in surface waters. Feeds primarily on 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and temperate waters of Indo-Pacific, but it is occasional species in Taiwan and mainly found in the esatern part. 
Utility Excellent food fish; marketed fresh.