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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Caranginae
Genus: Alepes

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Alepes apercna Smallmouth scad Western Central Pacific 29.5 TL 1987
Alepes djedaba Shrimp scad Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1775
Alepes kleinii Razorbelly scad Indo-West Pacific 16 FL 1793
Alepes melanoptera Blackfin scad Indo-Pacific. 25 TL 1839
Alepes vari Herring scad Indo-West Pacific 56 TL 1833



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