Carangoides hedlandensis


Bumpnose trevally NGE
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Green-blue above, silvery grey below; opercular spot dusky. Fins generally blackish; elongated rays pale brownish to blackish.

Size:

Up to 32 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo-West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Coastal waters, to 80 m depth.

Biology:

Little is known regarding the biology and ecology of this species.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught mainly by hook-and-line and bottom trawls.

Similar species:

Carangoides armatus
Longfin trevally

Carangoides armatus

Carangoides armatus is similar in having a steep head profile but differs in having no bump in head profile level with the eyes (vs. bump present, becoming more pronounced with age) and gill rakers (including rudiments) on first gill arch 31–37 (vs. 20–27).

Carangoides chrysophrys
Longnose trevally

Carangoides chrysophrys

Carangoides chrysophrys differs in having head profile gently sloped (vs. very steep); no bump in head profile level with the eyes (vs. bump present, becoming more pronounced with age) and eye diameter smaller than snout length (vs. about equal to, or larger).

Carangoides coeruleopinnatus
Coastal trevally

Carangoides coeruleopinnatus

Carangoides coeruleopinnatus differs in having no bump on head profile level with the eyes (vs. a bump present, becoming more pronounced with age); adults >25 cm TL with second dorsal-fin lobe short, less than head length (vs. second dorsal-fin lobe long, greater than head length) and second dorsal-fin central rays never filamentous (vs. males >16.5 cm FL with central rays long and filamentous).

Carangoides dinema
Shadow trevally

Carangoides dinema

Carangoides dinema differs in having brown blotches between bases of second dorsal-fin rays (vs. no markings); head profile gently sloped (vs. very steep) and no bump on head profile level with the eyes (vs. a bump present, becoming more pronounced with age).

Carangoides malabaricus
Malabar trevally

Carangoides malabaricus

Carangoides malabaricus differs in having a second dorsal-fin lobe long, greater than head length (vs. short, less than head length); second dorsal-fin central rays never filamentous (vs. males >16.5 cm FL with central rays long and filamentous); scaleless breast area long ventrally, often extending to second anal-fin origin (vs. short ventrally, extending to pelvic-fin origin) and scaleless breast area small, extending to pectoral-fin base only (vs. large, extending to area above and in front of pectoral-fin base).

Carangoides oblongus
Coachwhip trevally

Carangoides oblongus

Carangoides oblongus differs in having blue/black blotches between bases of second dorsal-fin rays (vs. no markings); head profile gently sloped (vs. very steep) and no bump on head profile level with the eyes (vs. a bump present, becoming more pronounced with age).

Carangoides talamparoides
Imposter trevally

Carangoides talamparoides

Carangoides talamparoides differs in having the second dorsal-fin lobe long, greater than head length (vs. short, less than head length); second dorsal-fin central rays never filamentous (vs. males >16.5 cm FL with central rays long and filamentous); scaleless breast area long ventrally, often extending to second anal-fin origin (vs. short ventrally, extending to pelvic-fin origin) and scaleless breast area small, extending to pectoral-fin base only (vs. large, covering area above and in front of pectoral-fin base).

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