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

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Caranx bucculentus
[Bluespotted trevally]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm FL
Caranx caballus Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Caranx caballus
[Green jack]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 101 cm FL
Caranx caninus Günther, 1867

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caranx caninus
[Pacific crevalle jack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.
 
Caranx crysos
[Blue runner]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm FL
Caranx fischeri Smith-Vaniz & Carpenter, 2007

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Caranx fischeri
[Longfin crevalle jack]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Caranx heberi (Bennett, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx heberi
[Blacktip trevally]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 124 cm TL
Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Caranx hippos
[Crevalle jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Caranx ignobilis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx ignobilis
[Giant trevally]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 101 cm FL
Caranx latus Agassiz, 1831

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Caranx latus
[Horse-eye jack]



Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Caranx lugubris Poey, 1860

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx lugubris
[Black jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 117 cm FL
Caranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx melampygus
[Bluefin trevally]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Caranx papuensis Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877

Photo by Photo by Koch, R.J.
 
Caranx papuensis
[Brassy trevally]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caranx rhonchus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817

Photo by Photo by Luyben, J.
 
Caranx rhonchus
[False scad]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 73 cm FL
Caranx ruber (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx ruber
[Bar jack]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Caranx senegallus Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Caranx senegallus
[Senegal jack]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Caranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx sexfasciatus
[Bigeye trevally]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Caranx tille Cuvier, 1833

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Caranx tille
[Tille trevally]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Caranx vinctus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caranx vinctus
[Cocinero]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caranx bucculentus Bluespotted trevally Southwest Pacific 66 TL 1877
Caranx caballus Green jack Eastern Pacific 55 FL 1868
Caranx caninus Pacific crevalle jack Eastern Pacific 101 FL 1867
Caranx crysos Blue runner Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1815
Caranx fischeri Longfin crevalle jack Eastern Atlantic 53 FL 2007
Caranx heberi Blacktip trevally Indo-West Pacific 88 TL 1830
Caranx hippos Crevalle jack Eastern Atlantic 124 TL 1766
Caranx ignobilis Giant trevally Indo-Pacific 170 TL 1775
Caranx latus Horse-eye jack Western Atlantic 101 FL 1831
Caranx lugubris Black jack Circumtropical. Western 100 TL 1860
Caranx melampygus Bluefin trevally Indo-Pacific 117 FL 1833
Caranx papuensis Brassy trevally Indo-Pacific 88 TL 1877
Caranx rhonchus False scad Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1817
Caranx ruber Bar jack Western Atlantic 73 FL 1793
Caranx senegallus Senegal jack Eastern Atlantic 100 TL 1833
Caranx sexfasciatus Bigeye trevally Indo-Pacific 120 TL 1825
Caranx tille Tille trevally Indo-West Pacific 80 TL 1833
Caranx vinctus Cocinero Eastern Central Pacific 37 TL 1882



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