Scientific Name
Caranx ignobilis  
Caranx ignobilis浪人鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Forsskål, 1775) Depth 2 - 80M
Chinese 浪人鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 珍鰺 
Max Length 170 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 牛港鰺、牛港瓜仔、牛公瓜仔、流氓瓜仔、牛港過(臺東)、白鯌仔(澎湖)、瓜仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Red Sea 
Synonyms Carangus hippoides, Caranx carangus, Caranx ekala, Caranx ignoblis, Caranx lessonii, Caranx sansun, Scomber ignobilis, Scomber sansum, Scomber sansun   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  Forsskål, P. 1775 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 Leis, J.M., A.C. Hay, D.L. Clark, I.S. Chen, K.T. Shao 2006 
Specimen List ASIZP0056702. ASIZP0056705. ASIZP0056851. ASIZP0057613. ASIZP0059527. ASIZP0060711. ASIZP0064667. ASIZP0064685. ASIZP0064773. ASIZP0064795. ASIZP0064802. ASIZP0064804. ASIZP0064845. ASIZP0074356. ASIZP0700248. ASIZP0800309. ASIZP0800313. ASIZP0800316. ASIZP0800334. ASIZP0800336. ASIZP0800469. ASIZP0800477. ASIZP0802417. ASIZP0802591. ASIZP0910469. ASIZP0910477. ASIZP0912417. ASIZP0916909. FRIP00171. FRIP00175. FRIP20113. FRIP20164. FRIP20527. FRIP21189. FRIP21302. FRIP21304. FRIP21449. ...List all 60 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name White ulua; Yellowfin jack; Yellow-fin trevally; Trevally; Big-headed jack; Black ulua; Giant trevally; Goyan fish; Giant kingfish; Jack; Lowly trevally; Forsskål's Indo-Pacific jack fish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+19-20; A. II, I+15-16; P. i+19-20; G.R. 5-6+16-17; CLS. 58-64; SLS. 0-3 scales, 30-35 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Breast ventrally naked with a small patch of minute scales. The anterior lateral line strongly curved, becoming straight below the 6-7th ray of the second dorsal fin. Adults with head and body silvery grey to black above, usually paler below; fins usually uniformly grey to black, except leading edge and tips of dorsal- and anal-fin lobes paler; no dark spot on upper margin of opercle; mature males usually darker than females, sometimes head and fins completely black; juveniles and young adults generally with more silvery bodies and paler fins, fish from turbid coastal waters often with yellow fins, the anal fin usually brightest.
habitats Adults occur singly and inhabit clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles found in estuaries. Feed on crustaceans and fishes at night. Large individuals may be ciguatoxic. Spawn on shallow seaward reefs and offshore banks. 
Distribution Broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific. It is frequently found in all Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Sold mostly fresh and dried salted.