Caranx tille   Cuvier,  1833 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

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Color: Body color dark olive green to bluish grey dorsally, silvery white below; soft dorsal lobe olive grey to blackish. Upper part of opercle with a small blackish spot.

33-42 strong scutes. Pectoral fins falcate. 2 anal fin spines detached. Breast fully scaled.

Synonym (s)
Caranx tile Cuvier, 1833
Caranx cynodon Bleeker, 1851

Common Name (s)
• Tille Trevally
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries; gamefish)

Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky, Coastal


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 13.75) (Long: 94.25) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 6.75) (Long: 92.16) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Shameem, A and Dutt, S (1986) Fishes of the family carangidae from Visakhaptnam: List if species and new records from the Indian seas Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 28(1&2) 159-162 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at -
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Roy, SD; Rajan, PT and Soundararajan, S (2006) Marine food fishes of Andaman and Nicobar islands Fishing Chimes 25(10) 108-110 Available at - NIO, Goa

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