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Carangoides gymnostethus (Cuvier, 1833)
Bludger; Caranx gymnostethoides Bleeker, 1851; Carangoides gymnostethoides Bleeker, 1851; Ferdauia claeszooni prestonensis Whitley, 1947; Caranx gymnostethus Cuvier, 1833

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Carangoides  
  Carangoides gymnostethus    (Cuvier, 1833) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms: Carangoides gymnostethoides Caranx gymnostethoides Caranx gymnostethus Ferdauia claeszooni prestonensis   details
Citation: Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. VIII, I+30-31; A. II, I+25-27; P. i+18-20; G.R. 8+21; CLS. 78-80; SLS. 15-19 scales, 21-27 scutes; vertebrate 10+15. Breast naked ventrally to distinctly behind origin of pelvic fin; laterally, naked area of breast extend to naked base of pectoral fin. Adults olive-green above, silvery white below with a few brown or golden spots sometimes present midlaterally; opercular spot dusky and inconspicuous; dorsal, anal, and caudal fins pale olive-green to greenish grey, leading edge and distal margin of anal fin white; pelvic and pectoral fins pale green to hyaline. 
Habitat: Most common over slightly deeper offshore reefs. Larger individuals tend to be solitary, while juveniles form small schools. Feeds mainly on small prey, including shrimps. 
Distribution: Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific, but It is rare in Taiwan and only found in the southern part. 
Utility: Excellent food fish; marketed fresh, salted or dries. A good sportsfish. 
Name Code: 381519
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