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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Carangiformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Caranginae
Genus: Decapterus

(See list of species below)



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11 species
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Decapterus akaadsi Abe, 1958

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Decapterus akaadsi
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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Decapterus koheru (Hector, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Denny, C.
 
Decapterus koheru
[Koheru]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Decapterus kurroides Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Reyes, R.B.
 
Decapterus kurroides
[Redtail scad]



Circumglobal. Western At
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Decapterus macarellus (Cuvier, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Decapterus macarellus
[Mackerel scad]



Indo-Pacific and Southeas
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Decapterus macrosoma Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Decapterus macrosoma
[Shortfin scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm FL
Decapterus maruadsi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Decapterus maruadsi
[Japanese scad]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Decapterus muroadsi (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Decapterus muroadsi
[Amberstripe scad]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Tardy, H.
 
Decapterus punctatus
[Round scad]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Decapterus russelli (Rüppell, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Decapterus russelli
[Indian scad]
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Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Decapterus smithvanizi
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Decapterus tabl Berry, 1968

Photo by Photo by Trevor, M.
 
Decapterus tabl
[Roughear scad]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Decapterus akaadsi Western Pacific 30 SL 1958
Decapterus koheru Koheru Southwest Pacific 40 TL 1875
Decapterus kurroides Redtail scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1855
Decapterus macarellus Mackerel scad Circumglobal. Western At 46 TL 1833
Decapterus macrosoma Shortfin scad Indo-Pacific and Southeas 35 TL 1851
Decapterus maruadsi Japanese scad Indo-West Pacific 30 FL 1843
Decapterus muroadsi Amberstripe scad Indo-Pacific 50 FL 1844
Decapterus punctatus Round scad Western Atlantic 30 SL 1829
Decapterus russelli Indian scad Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1830
Decapterus smithvanizi Eastern Indian Ocean and 25.5 SL 2013
Decapterus tabl Roughear scad Pacific Ocean 50 TL 1968



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