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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Caranx  
  Caranx lugubris  Poey, 1860 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Caranx ascensionisCaranx frontalisCaranx hipposCaranx ishikawaiCaranx tenebrosusScomber ascensionis  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. VIII, I+21; A. II, I+16; P. i+21; G.R. 7+21; CLS. 50; SLS. 34 all scales; vertebrate 10+14. Predorsal profile steep and in large specimens with a concavity in front of nostrils, and angulary curved at occipital. Snout obtuse, longer than eye diameter. The anterior lateral line strongly curved, becoming straight below 3-4th ray of second dorsal fin. Breast scaly. Head, body, and fins essentially uniform grey to brown, median fins and lateral-line scutes usually dark brown to black; upper end of opercle frequently with a dark spot, much smaller than pupil diameter. 
Habitat: An oceanic and insular species, very much restricted to clear oceanic waters. Uncommon in shoal areas, confined to clear, offshore waters usually at depths of 25 to 65 m. Sometimes seen near drop-off at outer edge of reefs. Occasionally forming schools. I 
Distribution: A circumtropical species. Western Indian Ocean: off Natal and East London in South Africa; Reunion, Mauritius and Cargados Carajos; Seychelles. Western Pacific: southern Japan to New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. Western Atlantic: Bermuda, northern Gu 
Utility: Marketed mainly fresh, also dried or salted 
Name Code: 381527
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