Local common name:
Tongkol [malay name]
Scombridae [ Mackerels, tunas, bonitos ]
28.5 cm [max to 145 cm FL]
356 gms [max to 36 kg]
Inshore & form schools.
Pectoral fins considered as long compared to the other tuna species here. Dorsal, pectoral, pelvic fins are blackish. Tip of 2nd dorsal, anal fins yellow. Anal fin silver. Tail blackish with streaks of yellowish green. Colorless oval spots on belly.
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