Carangoides fulvoguttatus   (Forsskal,  1775) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

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Size: Max length 120 cm FL (male/unsexed); common length 90.0 cm TL (male/unsexed)

Max. weight reported: 18.0 kg

Color: Blue green above, silvery below; with brassy spots on sides; large specimens with 3 black blotches in a row on flanks

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-30; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 21-26.

Synonym (s)
Carangoides emburyi (Whitley, 1932)
(Junior synonym)
Caranx emburyi (Whitley, 1932)
(Junior synonym)
Caranx fulvoguttatus (Forsskal, 1775)
(Senior synonym)
Ferdauia claeszooni Whitley, 1947
(Junior synonym)
Scomber fulvoguttatus Forsskal, 1775
(Senior synonym)
Turrum emburyi Whitley, 1932
(Junior synonym)
Carangoides fulvogutatus (Forsskal, 1775)

Common Name (s)
• Yellowspotted Trevally (English)
• Yellowspotted Jack (English)
• Yellowspotted Trevally (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries, gamefish)

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Trophic Level:  Consumer
Prey:  Benthic crustaceans and fishes


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands 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)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Heemstra, E; Heemstra, P; Smale, M; Hoopers, T and Pelicier, D (2004) Preliminary checklist of coastal fishes from the Mauritian island of Rodrigues Journal of natural history Taylor and Francis 38(23-24) 3315 - 3350 Available at - index/
  • Letourneur, Y; Chabanet, P; Durville, P; Taquet, M; Teissier, E; Parmentier, M; Quero, JC and Pothin, K (2004) An updated checklist of the marine fish fauna of Reunion Island, south-western Indian Ocean Cybium 28(3) 199-216
  • Fischer, W and Bianchi, G (Eds.) (1984) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean; (Fishing area 51). FAO, Rome 1 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Talwar, PK (1990) Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A synoptic survey Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 71-102 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • 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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