Alectis


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Noun1.Alectis - a genus of CarangidaeAlectis - a genus of Carangidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carangidae, family Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
Alectis ciliaris, threadfish, thread-fish - fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins
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(1) Includes Tylosurus sp., Thunnus atlanticus, Rachycentron canadum, Selachimorpha (Pleurotremata), Lutjanus cyanopterus, Alectis ciliares, and Panulirus sp., (2) English common name for each species as in FishBase (Froese & Pauly, 2017), (3) Nei: not elsewhere identified.
The unmistakable--and only vaguely related--African pompano (Alectis ciliaris) sports a metallic finish and a more blunt head.
Unidentified tilefish Pomatomidae, Bluefishes 49 Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish Rachycentridae, Cobias 50 Rachycentron canadum Cobia Echeneidae, Remoras 51 Echeneis naucrates Sharksucker Carangidae, Jacks 52 Alectis ciliaris African pompano 53 Caranx bartholomaei Yellow jack 54 Caranx crysos Blue runner 55 Caranx hippos Crevalle jack 56 Caranx latus Horae-eye jack 57 Caranx ruber Bar jack 58 Caranx spp.
Carangidae Alectis ciliaris 40 Benthosema panamense 1701 6129 Diogenichthys laternatus 4886 525 Hygophum atratum 731 F.
Acropomatidae Synagrops bellus * 1 (45) Echeneidae Echeneis naucrates * Remora osteochir * 1 (26) Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselis * 2 (26-32) 18 (28-68) Coryphaena hippurus 99 (26-262) 22 (32-178) Carangidae Alectis ciliaris Caranx bartholomaei 3 (20-61) 1 Caranxcrysos 1646 (11-82) 91 (12-65) 96 (11-61) Caranx lugubris * 3 (21-29) Caranx ruber 57 (16-89) 2 (31-68) Caranx sp.
Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias 15 0.5 0.2 undulatus Crevalle jack, Caranx hippos 12 0.4 0.1 Atlantic thread herring, 10 0.4 0.1 Opisthonema oglinum Atlantic bumper, 8 0.3 0.1 Chloroscombrus chrysurus African pompano, Alectis ciliaris 8 0.3 0.1 Greater amberjack, Seriola 6 0.2 0.1 dumerili Flounders, var.