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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Carangidae Jacks and pompanos
Subfamily: Trachinotinae
Genus: Trachinotus

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 92 cm TL
Trachinotus africanus Smith, 1967

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachinotus africanus
[Southern pompano]



Western Pacific

Trachinotus anak Ogilby, 1909

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Trachinotus anak
[Oyster pompano]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachinotus baillonii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Trachinotus baillonii
[Small spotted dart]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 110 cm FL
Trachinotus blochii (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Trachinotus blochii
[Snubnose pompano]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Trachinotus botla (Shaw, 1803)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachinotus botla
[Largespotted dart]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Trachinotus carolinus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Trachinotus carolinus
[Florida pompano]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachinotus cayennensis Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
Trachinotus cayennensis
[Cayenne pompano]



Southwest Pacific

Trachinotus coppingeri Günther, 1884

Photo by Photo by McPhee, D.
 
Trachinotus coppingeri
[Swallowtail dart]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm FL
Trachinotus falcatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Trachinotus falcatus
[Permit]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Trachinotus goodei Jordan & Evermann, 1896

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Trachinotus goodei
[Great pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Trachinotus goreensis Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Benoey, P.
 
Trachinotus goreensis
[Longfin pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Trachinotus kennedyi Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trachinotus kennedyi
[Blackblotch pompano]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 45 cm NG
Trachinotus marginatus Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Rotundo, M.M.
 
Trachinotus marginatus
[Plata pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Trachinotus maxillosus Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Camrrubi, J.-F.
 
Trachinotus maxillosus
[Guinean pompano]



Indo-West Pacific.
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Trachinotus mookalee Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Trachinotus mookalee
[Indian pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Trachinotus ovatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Freitas, R.
 
Trachinotus ovatus
[Pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Trachinotus paitensis Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Trachinotus paitensis
[Paloma pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Trachinotus rhodopus Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trachinotus rhodopus
[Gafftopsail pompano]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm FL
Trachinotus stilbe (Jordan & McGregor, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Trachinotus stilbe
[Steel pompano]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Trachinotus teraia Cuvier, 1832

Photo by Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Trachinotus teraia
[Shortfin pompano]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Trachinotus africanus Southern pompano Indian Ocean 92 TL 1967
Trachinotus anak Oyster pompano Western Pacific 1909
Trachinotus baillonii Small spotted dart Indo-Pacific 60 TL 1801
Trachinotus blochii Snubnose pompano Indo-Pacific 110 FL 1801
Trachinotus botla Largespotted dart Indian Ocean 75 TL 1803
Trachinotus carolinus Florida pompano Western Atlantic 64 TL 1766
Trachinotus cayennensis Cayenne pompano Western Atlantic 60 TL 1832
Trachinotus coppingeri Swallowtail dart Southwest Pacific 1884
Trachinotus falcatus Permit Western Atlantic 122 FL 1758
Trachinotus goodei Great pompano Western Atlantic 50 TL 1896
Trachinotus goreensis Longfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 60 TL 1832
Trachinotus kennedyi Blackblotch pompano Eastern Pacific 90 TL 1876
Trachinotus marginatus Plata pompano Southwest Atlantic 45 NG 1832
Trachinotus maxillosus Guinean pompano Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1832
Trachinotus mookalee Indian pompano Indo-West Pacific. 90 TL 1832
Trachinotus ovatus Pompano Eastern Atlantic 70 TL 1758
Trachinotus paitensis Paloma pompano Eastern Pacific 51 TL 1832
Trachinotus rhodopus Gafftopsail pompano Eastern Pacific 61 TL 1863
Trachinotus stilbe Steel pompano Eastern Pacific 34 FL 1898
Trachinotus teraia Shortfin pompano Eastern Atlantic 68 TL 1832



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