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Carangoides dinema  Bleeker, 1851

Shadow trevally
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Etymology: Carangoides: French, carangue, the name of a Caribbean fish; 1836 (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bleeker.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 22 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical; 32°N - 22°S

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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Tonga.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 85.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48635); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9137); max. published weight: 2.6 kg (Ref. 3287)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-19; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 15 - 17.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit coastal waters. They occur singly or in small to large schools (Ref. 90102) at a depth of 15 m or less along steep drop-offs. Piscivore (Ref. 97629).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Smith-Vaniz, William F. | Collaborators

Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1984. Carangidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean fishing area 51. Vol. 1. [pag. var.]. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3287)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; gamefish: yes
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.5 (based on 3170 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01905 (0.00885 - 0.04104), b=2.94 (2.77 - 3.11), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.67 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.