Caranx melampygus Cuvier 1833
bluefin trevally
Caranx melampygus, bluefin trevally

family Carangidae - jacks & trevallies

The Bluefin Trevally, Caranx melampygus, can be recognised by its bright blue fins. It also has small spots on the upper part of its body and a deeply forked tail.

Distribution =   widespread tropical Indo-Pacific
Max size =   70cm