Fish

Shrimp scad

Shrimp scad

Family name

CARANGIDAE

English name

Shrimp scad

Persian name

Gish-e-maygooii

Characteristics

  • Body oblong, compressed with dorsal and ventral profiles almost evenly convex; snout pointed.
  • Adipose eyelid well developed on posterior half of eye only.
  • Supramaxilla relatively large and an anterior spine like extension.
  • Both jaws with a single row of numerous, comb like teeth.
  • Gillrakers (including rudiments) 10 to 14 upper, 27 to 33 lower and 38 to 47 total on first gill arch.
  • Color in life, greyish – green above; silvery to white below. A distinct black blotch on margin of opercle, bordered above by a smaller white spot. Spinous dorsal fin pale to dark dusky.
  • Maximum size: Largest specimen examined 29 cm (fork length)

Distribution

The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Shrimp scad

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