Herring scad

The herring scad is one of five extant species in the scad genus Alepes, a group of fish in the jack family, Carangidae.

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

The herring scad, Alepes vari (also known as the duskyfin crevalle and trevally scad), is a common species of tropical marine fish in the jack family Carangidae. More

Common names

Baculan in Cebuano
Basa-basa in Hiligaynon
Blackfin scad in English
Cá Kh? in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Khế in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Duskyfin crevalle in English
Gamlo in Arabic (‫العربية)
Herring scad in English
Istah tampak in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Jurel arenque in Spanish (español)
Mabutashima-aji in Japanese (日本語)
Maria-maria in Ilokano
Murgi in Arabic (‫العربية)
Pikay in Waray-waray
Salay-salay in Bikol
Salay-salay in Chavacano
Salay-salay in Tagalog
Selar harengule in French (français)
Talakitok in Cebuano
Talakitok in Davawenyo
Talakitok in Tagalog
Talang-talang in Hiligaynon
Tamarong in Cebuano
Trakito in Cebuano
Trevally scad in English
大尾鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
大尾鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
甘仔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
甘仔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
范氏副叶鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
范氏副葉鰺 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Alepes
Species : Alepes vari
Authority : Cuvier, 1833