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

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3 species
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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Uraspis helvola (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Uraspis helvola
[Whitetongue jack]



Worldwide in warm waters.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Uraspis secunda (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Uraspis secunda
[Cottonmouth jack]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 28 cm FL
Uraspis uraspis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Hermosa, Jr., G.V.
 
Uraspis uraspis
[Whitemouth jack]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Uraspis helvola Whitetongue jack Southeast Atlantic 58 TL 1801
Uraspis secunda Cottonmouth jack Worldwide in warm waters. 50 TL 1860
Uraspis uraspis Whitemouth jack Indo-West Pacific 28 FL 1860



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