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Jacks and Pompanos

General information

Jacks and Pompanos belong to the family „Carangidae“. Pompano is the common name for fishes of the genus Trachinotus, and for Palometus simillimus, members of a large and important family of mackerellike fishes, abundant in warm seas around the world. Of the 30 genera and 151 Species that constitute the family, the 5 most important genera in the aquarium trade are the Alectis, Caranx, Gnathanodon, Selene and finaly the Trachinotus.

Alectis

Alepes

Atule

Carangoides

Caranx

Coryphaena

Decapterus

Elagatis

Gnathanodon

Grammatorcynus

Hyperoglyphe

Naucrates

Parastromateus

Pseudocaranx

Rachycentron

Rastrelliger

Scomber

Scomberoides

Scomberomorus

Selar

Selaroides

Selene

Seriola

Trachinotus

Trachurus