Carangoides chrysophrys (Cuvier, 1833)
Longnose trevally
Longnose trevally,  Sibong amusin,  Anak bong,  Budboron,  Chidat,  Langog,  Langug,  Mamsa kawayanon,  Puti-an,  Talakitok,  Tarakitok (Katayan),  Trakito
Carangoides chrysophrys
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos), subfamily: Caranginae
Max. size:  72 cm FL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 4,350.0 g
Environment:  reef-associated; brackish; marine; depth range 10 - 90 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: East Africa (Ref. 3287) to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Zealand.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-20; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 14-17. Color silvery, greenish above. Opercle with black spot. 20-37 weak scutes. Pectoral fins falcate. Scaleless breast to behind pelvic origin and laterally to pectoral base. Soft dorsal lobe falcate in young, becoming shorter than head in adults. First 2 anal spines detached.
Biology:  Adults inhabit open waters of coastal reefs (Ref. 9710). Juveniles occur in inshore areas, including estuaries (Ref. 3287). Usually in small groups (Ref. 48635).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 March 2015 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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