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

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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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