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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Scomberoides  
  Scomberoides commersonnianus  Lacepède, 1801 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Chorinemus commersoniiChorinemus commersonnianusChorinemus delicatulusChorinemus exoletusChorinemus leucophthalmusChorinemus leucopthalmusChorinemus lysanScomber madagascariensisScomberoides commercianusScomberoides commersonianus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. VII, I+20; A. II, I+17-18; P. i+18; G.R. 2-4+11-13; vertebrate 10+16. Adipose eyelid feebly developed. Maxilla extends well beyond posterior border of eye. Scales on middle of body lanceolate. No scutes. No caudal peduncle grooves. Posterior sofe dorsal- and anal-fin rays consising of semidetached finlets. Head and body dusky green to bluish dorsally, grey to silvery below, large individuals often golden, especially ventrally; sides of adults with 5 to 8 large, plumbeous blotches above or touching lateral line, first 2 may intersect lateral line; dorsal and anal fins dusky to dark, uniformly pigmented; pectoral fins of adults frequently with a dusky blotch ventrally. 
Habitat: Inhabits coastal waters, frequently near reefs and offshore islands. Occasionally found in estuaries. Usually in small groups. Feeds on fishes, cephalopods, and other pelagic prey. 
Distribution: Broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of Indo-West Pacific. It is common in waters around Taiwan, especially in western Taiwan. 
Utility: Food fish; marketed fresh. 
Name Code: 381544
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