Scientific Name
Trachinotus blochii  
Trachinotus blochii布氏鯧鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1801) Depth 5 - 20M
Chinese 布氏鯧鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 獅鼻鯧鰺 
Max Length 110 cm FL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 金槍、金鯧、紅杉、紅沙瓜仔、長鰭黃臘鰺、甘仔魚(臺東)、紅紗(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Madagascar 
Synonyms Caesiomorus blochii, Scomber falcatus, Trachinotus blochi, Trachinotus falcatus, Trachinotus fuscus, Trachynotus blochi, Trachynotus falcatus, Trachynotus ovatus   
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 張其永 洪方樹 2000 
Specimen List ASIZP0056736. ASIZP0056741. ASIZP0056930. ASIZP0058194. ASIZP0060079. ASIZP0068781. ASIZP0068802. ASIZP0070258. ASIZP0070926. ASIZP0071034. ASIZP0071101. ASIZP0074648. ASIZP0076103. ASIZP0076104. ASIZP0700101. ASIZP0804272. ASIZP0804447. ASIZP0804448. ASIZP0807021. ASIZP0807022. ASIZP0914447. ASIZP0914448. ASIZP0917021. ASIZP0917022. FRIP03175. FRIP22317. NMMBP04714. NMNSF00203. NMNSF00383.  
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Common Name Snubnose pompano; Silver pampano; Silver pompano; Snub-nosed dart; Snub-nosed swallowtail; Permit; Snub-nosed dart; Pompio; Ovate pompano; Round pompano; Pompano; Snubnose dart; Spinous dory; Tropical permit; Dart; Buck-nosed trevally; Asian pompano; Gol 
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. Snout blunt. Maxilla extends beyond anterior border of pupil. Villiform teeth on jaws, vomer and palatines, but rudimentary with growth; tongue toothless. Lateral line slightly arched. First predorsal (supraneural) bone shaped like an inverted teardrop- or oval-shaped, this character is easily observed by simple dissection along midline of nape; supraoccipital bone of skull thin and blade-like in adults. Head and body generally silvery, blue-grey above, paler below; large adults sometimes with most of body golden orange, especially snout and lower half of body; second dorsal fin dark, lobe of fin dusky orange; anal fin dusky to dirty orange, lobe with a brownish anterior margin; caudal fin dark to dirty orange, leading edges of fin darkest; pelvic fins white to dirty orange; pectoral fins dark; juveniles silvery with pale fins, except lobes of median fins and anterior half of pelvic fins brownish to dirty orange.
habitats Juveniles inhabit sandy shorelines and shallow sandy or muddy bays near river mouths, while adults move out in schools to clear seaward reefs and found near coral and rock reefs. Juveniles in small schools, while adults are usually solitary. Feeds primari 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to the Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Australia; throughout Micronesia. It is very common in all Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Excellent food fish; marketed fresh. Public aquariums