Scientific Name
Decapterus maruadsi  
Decapterus maruadsi藍圓鰺
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Depth 0 - 100M
Chinese 藍圓鰺 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰺科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F364 Carangidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 紅背圓鰺(藍圓鰺) 
Max Length 25 cm FL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 硬尾、廣仔、甘廣、四破、巴攏、金鼓、吧弄、巴弄(澎湖)、孔仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Japan to East China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Caranx maruadsi, Caranx scombrinus, Decapterus maraudsi, Decapterus scombrinus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Lin, P. L. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0054526. ASIZP0056570. ASIZP0056712. ASIZP0056721. ASIZP0058811. ASIZP0059405. ASIZP0060953. ASIZP0061020. ASIZP0061092. ASIZP0061110. ASIZP0061188. ASIZP0061567. ASIZP0061849. ASIZP0061981. ASIZP0062744. ASIZP0063152. ASIZP0065184. ASIZP0065185. ASIZP0065857. ASIZP0065869. ASIZP0065872. ASIZP0067493. ASIZP0067498. ASIZP0067508. ASIZP0073990. ASIZP0076070. ASIZP0076094. ASIZP0079077. ASIZP0079091. ASIZP0079126. ASIZP0700014. ASIZP0700159. ASIZP0700240. ASIZP0801043. ASIZP0801044. ASIZP0801045. ASIZP0801071. ...List all 76 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Round scad; White-tipped mackerel scad; Whitetip scad; Deep-bodied round scad; Japanese scad; Mackerel scad 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic D. VIII, I+32-33+1 (finlet); A. II, I+28-30+1 (finlet); P. i+20-21; G.R. 13-14+36-39; CLS. 51-62; SLS. 0-1 scales, 32-39 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Maxilla entends to below anterior margin of eye. Minute teeth in a series on both jaws, a arrow-shaped patch on vomer, in a narrow band on palatines and tongue. Opercular membrane smooth. Predorsal scales extend to beyond anterior margin of pupil. Pectoral fin long, its tip extends to bebind orgin of second dorsal fin. bluish green above, silvery below; small black blotch on margin of opercle near upper edge; caudal fin yellowish when fresh; dorsal-fin lobe usually dark distally; other fins mostly pale.
habitats A pelagic schooling species. Found in the sublittoral zone and may enter semi-enclosed sea areas. Feeds primarily on smaller planktonic invertebrates. 
Distribution Distributed in Indo-West Pacific, from South China Sea to the Marianas. It is a very common species in all Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh, dried or salted.