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Yellowtail scad

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Yellowtail scad

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs in groups may occur singly.
  • A study from India shows that adults mainly feed on small fishes, while juveniles
  • mainly feed on small crustaceans

Description

  • Body silvery, slightly olive-green dorsally.
  • Numerous dusky vertical bars on body.
  • A dark spot on gill cover.
  • Tail yellow and forked.

Common Name: Yellowtail scad

Family Common Name: Jacks

Family: Carangidae

Scientific Name: Atule mate ___(Cuvier, 1833)

Genus: Atule

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