Blackfin scad

The blackfin scad is one of five species in the scad genus Alepes, which is one of 33 genera of the jack family, Carangidae.

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The Blackfin scad lives in the pelagic-neritic, brackish, marine environment.

The blackfin scad is a minor food fish throughout its range, and is highly valued in Cambodia and Thailand. More

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blackfin scad (pictured) is a popular food fish in Cambodia and Thailand, where it is served fried, steamed or baked. Eight human skeletons linked to suspected serial killer Daniel Conahan triggered the largest excavation of human remains in Florida history. More

Common names

Alepes melanoptera in Catalan (Català)
Bayad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Bayad in English
Betong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Black fin crevalle in English
Blackfin crevalle in English
Blackfin scad in English
Borot in Cebuano
Cá Tráo vây lung den in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Tráo vây lưng đen in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Chinese trevally in English
Gila-gila in Waray-waray
Gish-e-balleh-syah in Farsi
Gish-e-balleh-syah in Persian (‫فارسی)
Inggatan in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Jinnes in Arabic (‫العربية)
Jurel alinegro in Spanish (español)
Kapor in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Karfa in Arabic (‫العربية)
Layas in Ilokano
Layaw in Tagalog
Layaw in Visayan
Mahinlo in Waray-waray
malam trevally in English
Matang baka in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Murgi in Arabic (‫العربية)
Pak-an in Hiligaynon
Salay-salay in Bikol
Salay-salay in Chavacano
Salay-salay in Tagalog
Salidai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Seguro-mabuta-aji in Japanese (日本語)
Selar aile noire in French (français)
Selar papan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Selar ubur-ubur in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Shortfin scad in English
Shortfin trevally in English
shortfinned trevally in English
Songsang arus (Harus) in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sortfinnet hestemakrel in Danish (dansk)
Talakitok in Davawenyo
Tamarong in Cebuano
Tulay in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
黑鰭副葉鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
黑鳍副叶鲹 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Alepes
Species : Alepes melanoptera
Authority : Swainson, 1839