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Rudderfish

Order Perciformes
Family Carangidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body oblong, somewhat elongated, and slightly compressed. Lightly arched head profile. Small eyes. Long and rounded snout. Wide mouth with tiny teeth. Very variable color from one specimen to another, from the young to the adults and with the degree of freshness; in general, bluish or olivaceous grey on the back and whitish silver on the flanks and belly, often with golden shines, a golden longitudinal band on the flanks and another dark oblique above the eyes. Up to 2 m in length.

Characteristics
FAO code
AMB
Specie
Seriola dumerili
Type
Blue fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr nov dec
International denominations
Germany Bernsteinfisch
China 杜氏鰤(高体鰤)
France Sériole couronnée
Italy Ricciola
Portugal Charuteiro-catarino
United Kingdom Rudderfish
Japan Kanpachi
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