Local common name:
Tok pekong hu[hokkien], Talang[malay]
Carangidae [Jacks & pompanos]
Approx 62 cm [max to 120 cm]
[max to 16 kg]
Up to 104 m
Coastal waters, near reefs, offshore islands. Occasionally in estuaries. Feeds on fishes & other pelagic prey.
Usually avoid eating this fish for some supersitious belief..
Body dusky green above, silver below. Few spots horizonally, fading off near the caudal fin.
This fish was caught at Labrador Jetty, S'pore.
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