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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Carangoides  
  Carangoides oblongus  (Cuvier, 1833) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Carangichthys oblongusCaranx aurigaCaranx gracilisCaranx oblongusCaranx tanakaiCitula gracilis  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. VIII, I+21; A. II, I+18-19; P. i+19-20; G.R. 8-9+18; CLS. 60-69; SLS. 0-2 scales, 37-42 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Breast naked ventrally to origin of pelvic fins; laterally, naked area of breast separated from naked base of pectoral fin by a moderate to narrow band of scales. Lateral line becoming straight below 8-9th ray of second dorsal fin; Curved part shorter than straight. Head and body bluish green above, silvery below, small blue to black blotches on dorsum between bases of second dorsal-fin rays; opercular spot diffuse or absent; spinous dorsal fin pale to dusky; second dorsal-fin lobe and upper lobe of caudal fin dusky blue; anal fin and remainder of dorsal and caudal fins yellowish; pectoral and pelvic fins pale yellow. 
Habitat: Inhabits coastal waters. Usually in small schools. 
Distribution: Broadly distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-West Pacific, but it is quite rare in Taiwan and only found in the northern part. 
Utility: Food fish; marketed fresh. 
Name Code: 381522
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