Scientific Name
Decapterus kurroides  
Decapterus kurroides無斑圓鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1855 Depth 10 - 300M
Chinese 無斑圓鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 無斑圓鰺 
Max Length 45 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅瓜魚、巴攏、紅扁鰺、赤尾仔(臺東)、赤尾、馬尾冬、紅瓜鰺、紅尾巴弄(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Amboina 
Synonyms Decapterus kurroides akaadsi   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  P. Bleeker 1855 張崑雄, 巫文隆, 林忠 Kun-Hsiung Chang etc. 1972 Chang, K. H. etc. 1976 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054438. ASIZP0054439. ASIZP0054529. ASIZP0055442. ASIZP0055443. ASIZP0058186. ASIZP0058809. ASIZP0060372. ASIZP0061514. ASIZP0066161. ASIZP0066173. ASIZP0066451. ASIZP0073407. ASIZP0078725. ASIZP0078726. ASIZP0079272. ASIZP0700012. ASIZP0700158. ASIZP0801400. ASIZP0801401. ASIZP0801402. ASIZP0911400. ASIZP0911401. ASIZP0911402. FRIP21072. NMMBP08684. NMMSTP00339. NMNSF00659. NTUM03965. NTUM07584. ROM71730. USNM00200288.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,張家豪,CO1,100%
Common Name Red tail scad; Redtail scad; Pacific redtail scad 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+30+1 (finlet); A. II, I+24-25+1 (finlet); P. i+20-21; G.R. 10-12+28-30; CLS. 50-58; SLS. 34-36 all scales; Vertebrate 10+14. Minute teeth in a very narrow band on upper jaw, in a single irregular series on lower jaw, in a arrow-shaped patch on vomer, in a long and slender band on palatines and tongue. Opercular membrane smooth. Predorsal scales extend forward to anterior margin of eye. Pectoral fin long, its tip extends to behind orgin of second dorsal fin. Bluish green above, silvery white below; moderate black blotch on margin of opercle near upper edge; caudal fin red; spinous dorsal and second dorsal-fin lobe sometimes dark, anal and pelvic fins pale dusky to white.
habitats A deep-water, schooling species taken in depths of 100 to 300 m, but usually below 150 m. Feeds primarily on smaller planktonic invertebrates. 
Distribution Broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-West Pacific. It is frequently found in all Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.