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Carangoides bajad (Orange-spotted trevally; Orangespotted trevally; Orange spotted trevally; Gold-spotted trevally; Trevally)

Synonyms: Carangoides auroguttataus; Carangoides auroguttatus; Caranx auroguttatus; Caranx bajad; Scomber ferdau bajad
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Wikipedia Abstract

The orange-spotted trevally, Carangoides bajad (also known as the gold-spotted trevally) is a species of inshore marine fish in the jack family, Carangidae. The species is fairly common in tropical to subtropical waters of the Indo-Pacific, ranging from Madagascar in the west to Japan in the east, typically inhabiting inshore reefs. The species has characteristic orange-yellow spots on its sides, although counts of fin rays and scutes are needed to distinguish it from related species with similar colouring. Orange-spotted trevallies are powerful predators, taking a variety of small fish, nekton, and crustaceans, and reach sexual maturity around 25 cm long. It is a moderately large fish, reaching a maximum known length of 55 cm. The species is occasionally taken by fishermen throughout its
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Consumers

Parasitized by 
Encotyllabe spari[1]
Erilepturus hamati[1]

Distribution

Arabian Sea; Bahrain; Calamianes Islands; Cambodia; Djibouti; Egypt; Eritrea; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of Oman; Gulf of Thailand; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Persian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman to Indonesia, the Gulf of Thailand, the Philippines, and Okinawa, Japan.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Iraq; Israel; Japan; Jordan; Kimbe Bay; Kuwait; Malaysia; Milne Bay; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Qatar; Red Sea; Ryukyu Islands; Samar Sea; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; South China Sea; Sudan; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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