Scientific Name
Carangoides hedlandensis  
Carangoides hedlandensis海蘭德若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Whitley, 1934) Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 海蘭德若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 海蘭德若鰺 
Max Length 32 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、銅鏡、白鯌仔(澎湖)、瓜仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North East、PonFu、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Ocean、Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Port Hedland, Western Australia 
Synonyms Atropus atropus, Carangoides hedlandensiis, Caranx hedlandensis, Caranx plumbeus, Olistus hedlandensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Whitley, G. P. 1934 Williams, F. etc. 1978 Williams, F. etc. 1980 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0055421. ASIZP0056688. ASIZP0056697. ASIZP0056717. ASIZP0058850. ASIZP0060353. ASIZP0060359. ASIZP0060360. ASIZP0060664. ASIZP0061984. ASIZP0061991. ASIZP0065206. ASIZP0065207. ASIZP0070931. ASIZP0070932. ASIZP0080379. ASIZP0700395. ASIZP0801067. ASIZP0801068. ASIZP0802485. ASIZP0802537. ASIZP0804121. ASIZP0900457. ASIZP0900463. ASIZP0911067. ASIZP0911068. ASIZP0912485. ASIZP0912537. ASIZP0914121. FRIP03082. FRIP03178. FRIP20146. FRIP21278. FRIP22015. NMMBP01137. NMMSTP00289. NMNSF00855. ...List all 40 records... 
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Bumpnose trevally; Bumpnosed trevally; Bumpnose kingfish; Jack 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+20-21; A. II, I+17; P. i+18; G.R. 7-9+16-19; CLS. 63-70; SLS. 8-14 scales, 21-27 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Head profile extremely steep with a distinct break in the interorbital region. Snout blunt, equal to eye diameter in young or smaller in large. Breast naked ventrally to behind origin of pelvic fins; laterally, naked area of breast extends diagonally to naked base of pectoral fin. Middle rays of dorsal and anal fins elongated in adult males. Greenish blue above with dusky tinge, shading to silvery grey below; blackish blotch on upper margin of opercle; spinous dorsal fin, elongated dorsal-fin rays and edges of caudal fin blackish; filamentous lobe of anal fin either blackish or pale brownish, elongated rays always pale brownish; pelvic fins generally black in specimens smaller than 10 cm fork length, at larger than 15 cm fork length pelvic fins variable in colour from pale to dusky blackish.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters of the continental shelf. Feeds mainly on small prey, including shrimps. 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific. It can be widely found in Taiwan but mainly in the southern part. 
Utility Excellent food fish; marketed fresh.