Scientific Name
Rastrelliger faughni  
Rastrelliger faughni富氏金帶花鯖
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Matsui, 1967 Depth 0 - 150M
Chinese 富氏金帶花鯖 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯖科 Economic Fish No 
Family F475 Scombridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 福氏羽鰓鮐 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花飛、白面仔、媽鱟、富干氏鯖、姑婆頭(臺南安平) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Ocean  Holotype Locality Ulunga Bay, Philippines 
Synonyms Scomber australasicus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Matsui, T. 1967 Chang, K.H. etc. 1970 Jeng, S.S. etc. 1972 Chang, K.H. etc. 1977 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Baker, E.A. etc. 1998 
Specimen List ASIZP0055742. ASIZP0067326. ASIZP0067329. ASIZP0067348. ASIZP0802341. ASIZP0802342. ASIZP0802343. ASIZP0802520. ASIZP0912341. ASIZP0912342. ASIZP0912343. ASIZP0912520. NTUM08142. USNM00076606Paratype. USNM00195321Paratype.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Indian mackerel; Island mackerel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slim; head longer than body depth. Maxilla covered by lacrimal bone extending only 3/4 the length of the lacrimal. Gill rakers shorter than snout; when mouth opened wide, gill rakers do not extend far into mouth; 21 to 26 rakers on lower limb of first gill arch; few bristles on longest gill raker, 30 to 55 on one side. Intestine short, less or about equal to fork length. Two dorsal fins, two fins well separated from each other; the first with VIII to XI spines, the second with 12 rays followed by 5 finlets; anal fin with 12 rays followed by 5 finlets; pelvic fin with 19-21 rays. The belly yellowish silver; 2 to 6 large spots at base of first dorsal fin, visible from above; two faint stripes at level of lateral line in some specimens; a black blotch behind pectoral fin base; outer margin of dorsal and pectoral fins dark.
habitats Epipelagic, neritic species, occurring in waters where surface temperatures do not fall below 17°C. Forms schools of equally sized individuals. Feeds on the largest zooplankton organisms. 
Distribution Widespread in the central part of the Indo-West Pacific from Taiwan, south through the Philippines and New Britain and east to Fiji, west through Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, to India at least as far as Madras. It is found in southern Taiwanese water 
Utility Consumed fresh, dried.