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Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alectis alexandrina Alexandria pompano Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1817
Alectis ciliaris African pompano Worldwide in tropical sea 150 TL 1787
Alectis indica Indian threadfish Indo-Pacific 165 TL 1830
Alepes apercna Smallmouth scad Western Central Pacific 29.5 TL 1987
Alepes djedaba Shrimp scad Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1775
Alepes kleinii Razorbelly scad Indo-West Pacific 18.2 TL 1793
Alepes melanoptera Blackfin scad Indo-Pacific. 25 TL 1839
Alepes vari Herring scad Indo-West Pacific 61 TL 1833
Atropus atropos Cleftbelly trevally Indo-West Pacific 31.6 TL 1801
Atule mate Yellowtail scad Indo-Pacific 30 TL 1833
Campogramma glaycos Vadigo Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1801
Carangoides armatus Longfin trevally Indo-West Pacific 58 TL 1830
Carangoides bajad Orangespotted trevally Indo-West Pacific 55 TL 1775
Carangoides chrysophrys Longnose trevally Indo-Pacific 72 FL 1833
Carangoides ciliarius Western Indian Ocean 61.0 TL 1830
Carangoides coeruleopinnatus Coastal trevally Indo-West Pacific 41 TL 1830
Carangoides dinema Shadow trevally Indo-West Pacific 85 TL 1851
Carangoides equula Whitefin trevally Indo-Pacific 50 FL 1844
Carangoides ferdau Blue trevally Indo-Pacific 70 TL 1775
Carangoides fulvoguttatus Yellowspotted trevally Indo-West Pacific 120 FL 1775
Carangoides gymnostethus Bludger Indo-West Pacific 90 TL 1833
Carangoides hedlandensis Bumpnose trevally Indo-West Pacific 32 TL 1934
Carangoides humerosus Duskyshoulder trevally Eastern Indian Ocean 25 TL 1915
Carangoides malabaricus Malabar trevally Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1801
Carangoides oblongus Coachwhip trevally Indo-Pacific 46 TL 1833
Carangoides otrynter Threadfin jack Eastern Pacific 60 TL 1883
Carangoides plagiotaenia Barcheek trevally Indo-Pacific 50 TL 1857
Carangoides praeustus Brownback trevally Indo-West Pacific. 29 TL 1830
Carangoides talamparoides Imposter trevally Indo-West Pacific 51 TL 1852
Caranx bartholomaei Yellow jack Western Atlantic 100 TL 1833
Caranx bucculentus Bluespotted trevally Southwest Pacific 66 TL 1877
Caranx caballus Green jack Eastern Pacific 55 FL 1868
Caranx caninus Pacific crevalle jack Eastern Pacific 101 FL 1867
Caranx crysos Blue runner Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1815
Caranx fischeri Longfin crevalle jack Eastern Atlantic, includi 100 FL 2007
Caranx heberi Blacktip trevally Indo-West Pacific 88 TL 1830
Caranx hippos Crevalle jack Atlantic Ocean, restricte 124 TL 1766
Caranx ignobilis Giant trevally Indo-Pacific 170 TL 1775
Caranx latus Horse-eye jack Western Atlantic 101 FL 1831
Caranx lugubris Black jack Circumtropical. Western 100 TL 1860
Caranx melampygus Bluefin trevally Indo-Pacific 117 FL 1833
Caranx papuensis Brassy trevally Indo-Pacific 88 TL 1877
Caranx rhonchus False scad Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1817
Caranx ruber Bar jack Western Atlantic 73 FL 1793
Caranx senegallus Senegal jack Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1833
Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1825
Caranx tille Tille trevally Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1833
Caranx vinctus Cocinero Eastern Central Pacific 37 TL 1882
Chloroscombrus chrysurus Atlantic bumper Western Atlantic 65 TL 1766
Chloroscombrus orqueta Pacific bumper Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1883
Decapterus akaadsi Western Pacific 30 SL 1958
Decapterus koheru Koheru Southwest Pacific 40 TL 1875
Decapterus kurroides Redtail scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1855
Decapterus macarellus Mackerel scad Circumglobal. Western At 46 TL 1833
Decapterus macrosoma Shortfin scad Indo-Pacific and Southeas 35 TL 1851
Decapterus maruadsi Japanese scad Indo-West Pacific 30 FL 1843
Decapterus muroadsi Amberstripe scad Indo-Pacific 50 FL 1844
Decapterus punctatus Round scad Western Atlantic 30 SL 1829
Decapterus russelli Indian scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1830
Decapterus smithvanizi Eastern Indian Ocean and 25.5 SL 2013
Decapterus tabl Roughear scad Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1968
Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner Western Atlantic 180 TL 1825
Ferdauia orthogrammus Island trevally Indo-Pacific 75 TL 1882
Gnathanodon speciosus Golden trevally Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1775
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus Bluntnose jack Western Atlantic 50 TL 1833
Hemicaranx bicolor Bicolor jack Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1860
Hemicaranx leucurus Yellowfin jack Eastern Pacific 49.5 TL 1864
Hemicaranx zelotes Blackfin jack Eastern Central Pacific 35 TL 1898
Lichia amia Leerfish Eastern Atlantic 200 TL 1758
Megalaspis cordyla Torpedo scad Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1758
Naucrates ductor Pilotfish Circumtropical in tropica 70 TL 1758
Oligoplites altus Longjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 56 FL 1868
Oligoplites palometa Maracaibo leatherjacket Western Atlantic 49.7 TL 1832
Oligoplites refulgens Shortjaw leatherjacket Eastern Pacific 28.2 TL 1904
Oligoplites saliens Castin leatherjacket Western Atlantic 50 TL 1793
Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket Western Atlantic 35 TL 1801
Pantolabus radiatus Fringefin trevally Western Pacific 40 TL 1881
Parastromateus niger Black pomfret Indo-West Pacific 75 TL 1795
Parona signata Parona leatherjacket Southwest Atlantic 60 TL 1841
Pseudocaranx chilensis Juan Fernandez trevally Southeast Pacific 65 TL 1848
Pseudocaranx dentex White trevally Western Atlantic 122 TL 1801
Pseudocaranx dinjerra Eastern Indian Ocean 23 FL 2006
Pseudocaranx wrighti Skipjack trevally Eastern Indian Ocean 70 SL 1931
Scomberoides commersonnianus Talang queenfish Indo-West Pacific. 120 TL 1801
Scomberoides lysan Doublespotted queenfish Indo-Pacific 110 TL 1775
Scomberoides tala Barred queenfish Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1832
Scomberoides tol Needlescaled queenfish Indo-West Pacific 60 TL 1832
Selar boops Oxeye scad Pacific Ocean 25 FL 1833
Selar crumenophthalmus Bigeye scad Circumtropical. Indo-Pac 70 TL 1793
Selaroides leptolepis Yellowstripe scad Indo-West Pacific 22 TL 1833
Selene brevoortii Hairfin lookdown Eastern Pacific 38 FL 1863
Selene brownii Caribbean moonfish Western Atlantic 34.1 TL 1816
Selene dorsalis African moonfish Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1863
Selene orstedii Mexican moonfish Eastern Pacific 33 TL 1880
Selene peruviana Peruvian moonfish Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1866
Selene setapinnis Atlantic moonfish Western Atlantic 60 TL 1815
Selene spixii Western Atlantic 1855
Selene vomer Lookdown Western Atlantic 48.3 TL 1758
Seriola carpenteri Guinean amberjack Eastern Atlantic 72.5 TL 1971
Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack Circumglobal. Tropical an 190 TL 1810
Seriola fasciata Lesser amberjack Western Atlantic 67.5 FL 1793
Seriola hippos Samson fish Indo-Pacific 150 TL 1876
Seriola lalandi Yellowtail amberjack Circumglobal in subtropic 250 TL 1833
Seriola peruana Fortune jack Eastern Pacific 57 FL 1881
Seriola quinqueradiata Japanese amberjack Northwest Pacific 150 TL 1845
Seriola rivoliana Longfin yellowtail Circumglobal. Indo-West 160 FL 1833
Seriola zonata Banded rudderfish Western Atlantic 75 TL 1815
Seriolina nigrofasciata Blackbanded trevally Indo-West Pacific 77.5 TL 1829
Trachinotus africanus Southern pompano Indian Ocean 92 TL 1967
Trachinotus anak Oyster pompano Western Pacific 59.6 TL 1909
Trachinotus baillonii Small spotted dart Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1801
Trachinotus blochii Snubnose pompano Indo-Pacific 110 FL 1801
Trachinotus botla Largespotted dart Indian Ocean 75 TL 1803
Trachinotus carolinus Florida pompano Western Atlantic 64 TL 1766
Trachinotus cayennensis Cayenne pompano Western Atlantic 60 TL 1832
Trachinotus coppingeri Swallowtail dart Southwest Pacific 1884
Trachinotus falcatus Permit Western Atlantic 122 FL 1758
Trachinotus goodei Great pompano Western Atlantic 50 TL 1896
Trachinotus goreensis Longfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1832
Trachinotus kennedyi Blackblotch pompano Eastern Pacific 90 TL 1876
Trachinotus macrospilus Marquesas dart Eastern Pacific 42 TL 2019
Trachinotus marginatus Plata pompano Southwest Atlantic 45 NG 1832
Trachinotus maxillosus Guinean pompano Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1832
Trachinotus mookalee Indian pompano Indo-West Pacific. 90 TL 1832
Trachinotus ovatus Pompano Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Trachinotus paitensis Paloma pompano Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1832
Trachinotus rhodopus Gafftopsail pompano Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1863
Trachinotus stilbe Steel pompano Eastern Pacific 34 FL 1898
Trachinotus teraia Shortfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 68 TL 1832
Trachurus capensis Cape horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1861
Trachurus declivis Greenback horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 64 SL 1841
Trachurus delagoa African scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1970
Trachurus indicus Arabian scad Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1966
Trachurus japonicus Japanese jack mackerel Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1844
Trachurus lathami Rough scad Western Atlantic 40 TL 1920
Trachurus longimanus Crozet scad Southeast Atlantic and In 22 SL 1935
Trachurus mediterraneus Mediterranean horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 FL 1868
Trachurus murphyi Chilean jack mackerel South Pacific and Southwe 70 TL 1920
Trachurus novaezelandiae Yellowtail horse mackerel Southwest Pacific 50 SL 1843
Trachurus picturatus Blue jack mackerel Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1825
Trachurus symmetricus Pacific jack mackerel Eastern Pacific 81 TL 1855
Trachurus trachurus Atlantic horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Trachurus trecae Cunene horse mackerel Eastern Atlantic 35 FL 1950
Ulua aurochs Silvermouth trevally Western Central Pacific 50 TL 1915
Ulua mentalis Longrakered trevally Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1833
Uraspis helvola Whitetongue jack Southeast Atlantic 58 TL 1801
Uraspis secunda Cottonmouth jack Worldwide in warm waters. 50 TL 1860
Uraspis uraspis Whitemouth jack Indo-West Pacific 28 FL 1860

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