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lexID: 4521 Scientific: Carangoides plagiotaenia German: Wangenstreifen-Stachelmakrele English: Barcheek trevally Category: Jacks and Pompanos Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Carangoides (Genus) > plagiotaenia (Species) Initial determination: Bleeker, 1857 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Egypt, Fiji, Guam, Gulf of Aden, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam Size: 11.81" - 19.69" (30cm - 50cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) Food: Fish (little fishes), Predatory Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Seychelles; Ryukyu Islands, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Ponape [=Pohnpei], Fiji, Tonga and the Marshall Islands.
Found in shallow water along edges of steep outer reef and lagoon slopes. Found singly or in groups.
Distinct black bar on the edge of the preopercle, and nearly, scaled breast.
Caranx brevicarinatus Klunzinger, 1871
Caranx compressus Day, 1871
Caranx plagiotaenia (Bleeker, 1857)
Caranx vomerinus Playfair, 1867
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