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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Naucratinae
Genus: Seriola

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Seriola carpenteri Guinean amberjack Eastern Atlantic 72.5 TL 1971
Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack Circumglobal. Indo-West 190 TL 1810
Seriola fasciata Lesser amberjack Western Atlantic 67.5 FL 1793
Seriola hippos Samson fish Indo-Pacific 150 TL 1876
Seriola lalandi Yellowtail amberjack Circumglobal in subtropic 250 TL 1833
Seriola peruana Fortune jack Eastern Pacific 57 FL 1881
Seriola quinqueradiata Japanese amberjack Northwest Pacific 150 TL 1845
Seriola rivoliana Longfin yellowtail Circumglobal. Indo-West 160 FL 1833
Seriola zonata Banded rudderfish Western Atlantic 75 TL 1815



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