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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Scomberoides  
  Scomberoides lysan  (Forsskål, 1775) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Chorinemus aculeatusChorinemus mauritianusChorinemus moadettaChorinemus orientalisChorinemus sanctipetriChorinemus tolooparahLichia lysanLichia tolooparahScomber forsteriScomber lysanScomberoides moadetta details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. VII, I+19-20; A. II, I+17-18; P. i+17-18; G.R. 7-9+17-18; vertebrate 10+16. Maxilla extends to posterior border of eye. Scales on middle of body lanceolate. Lateral line a little angulated above pectoral fin. Body grey-green dorsally, silvery grey to midline and silvery white ventrally; adults with a series of 6 to 8 dusky roundish blotches above and below lateral line, occasionally connected by narrow isthmus (blotches faint or absent in young); distal half of dorsal-fin lobe abruptly and heavily pigmented; anal-fin lobe white or pale yellow, often interradial membranes of several anterior rays black, especially in large individuals. 
Habitat: Found only in relatively clear waters, adults in clear lagoon and seaward reefs, juveniles in shallow inshore and brackish waters. Mainly solitary but sometimes forms small loose groups. Adults feed on small fishes and crustaceanswhile juveniles feed on s 
Distribution: Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of Indo-Pacific. It is common in waters around Taiwan, expecially in western part. 
Utility: Utilized fresh, dried or salted or frozen. 
Name Code: 381545
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