Fish

White tongue jack

White tongue jack

Family name

CARANGIDAE

English name

White tongue jack

Persian name

Gish -e- dahan sefid

Characteristics

  • Body oblong and compressed; dorsal profile strongly convex.
  • The first dorsal fin with 8 short, slender spines. The 2nd dorsal fin with 1 spine and 25 to 30 soft rays.
  • In fish smaller than about 20 cm fork length some of the scutes with spines directed anteriorly (antrorse).
  • Breast naked ventrally to origin of pelvic fins.
  • Tongue, roof and floor of mouth white to cream colored the rest blue 0 black; 6 wide, dark bars and narrow pale interspace on sides of body.
  • Maximum size: 46 cm (fork length).

Distribution

The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
White tongue jack

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