Scientific Name
Carangoides oblongus  
Carangoides oblongus長圓若鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1833) Depth - M
Chinese 長圓若鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 卵圓若鰺 
Max Length 38 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 甘仔魚、長鰭鰺、白鯌仔(澎湖)、瓜仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal  Holotype Locality New Hebrides 
Synonyms Carangichthys oblongus, Caranx auriga, Caranx gracilis, Caranx oblongus, Caranx tanakai, Citula gracilis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1833 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 ASIZP0056734. ASIZP0056874. ASIZP0070832. ASIZP0804819. ASIZP0914819. NMMBP00687. NMMBP02511. NMMBP04749. NTUM08632.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Oblong trevally; Coachwhip trevally; Coachwhip kingfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+21; A. II, I+18-19; P. i+19-20; G.R. 8-9+18; CLS. 60-69; SLS. 0-2 scales, 37-42 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Breast naked ventrally to origin of pelvic fins; laterally, naked area of breast separated from naked base of pectoral fin by a moderate to narrow band of scales. Lateral line becoming straight below 8-9th ray of second dorsal fin; Curved part shorter than straight. Head and body bluish green above, silvery below, small blue to black blotches on dorsum between bases of second dorsal-fin rays; opercular spot diffuse or absent; spinous dorsal fin pale to dusky; second dorsal-fin lobe and upper lobe of caudal fin dusky blue; anal fin and remainder of dorsal and caudal fins yellowish; pectoral and pelvic fins pale yellow.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters. Usually in small schools. 
Distribution Broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-West Pacific, but it is quite rare in Taiwan and only found in the northern part. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.