Yellowtail scad

The yellowtail scad is the only member of the monotypic genus Atule, one of thirty genera in the jack and horse mackerel family Carangidae.

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The Yellowtail scad lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 1 - 80 m environment.

The yellowtail scad is the only member of the monotypic genus Atule and is distinguished from similar species by a well developed adipose eyelid and finlet-like extensions of the last rays of the dorsal and anal fins. More

School of Yellowtail ScadThis picture of a large school of Yellowtail Scad was taken on our recent weekend trip to South West Rocks, famous for Fish Rock Cave, an underwater cavern that is very popular due to it’s reasonably shallow depth and accessible nature. More

Southern Yellowtail Scad have a streamlined shape with a silvery colouration. They have a deeply forked tail that is yellow and a distinct dark spot on the gill cover (operculum). More

* DKPT DRIED YELLOWTAIL SCAD , TAIL ON, SKIN ON Size: 4-6 cms, 5-7cms, 7-9cms. Moisture 22-23%. Salt 3-5%, Packing : 15kg/carton, 2kg/carton. Color: grey Natural and light salty taste. More

Mackerel is longer and more slender than the Yellowtail Scad and has a longer accessory lateral line (only reaches to below the first or second dorsal fin ray in the Yellowtail Scad). Good Marlin bait. More

yellowtail scad or 'omaka, Atule mate (Carangidae), in Kane'ohe Bay, Hawai'i .Pac Sci 50(1): 93-107. More

for yellowtail scad was based on 2-and 3-year-old fish, but with significant numbers of older fish up to 11 years. More

Southern Yellowtail Scad at Julian Rocks, Byron Bay Southern Yellowtail Scad (Trachurus novaezelandiae) This species is also know as Yellowtail and Yellowtail Horse Mackerel and can be found swimming in largish schools around Julian Rocks. More

Common names

Ampahan in Visayan
Apahan in Visayan
Atule mate in Catalan (Català)
Bagodlong in Tagalog
Bagodlong in Visayan
Bagudlong in Hiligaynon
Barred yellowtail scad in English
Batang in Tagbanwa Calamian
Borot in Cebuano
Butlong in Waray-waray
Cá Ngân in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Tráo in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Carangue maté in French (français)
Dalupani in Bikol
Damis lawin in Tagalog
deep trevally in English
Doa in Gela
Ekol in Pangasinan
El-el in French (français)
Finlet scad in English
Fringe-finned trevally in Gela
Galonggong in Cebuano
Galonggong in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Galunggong in Kagayanen
Geelstert-skad in Afrikaans
Gish-e-goosh-syah in Farsi
Gish-e-goosh-syah in Persian (‫فارسی)
Gondlu in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Halahala in Hawaiian
horse mackerel in English
Jamah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Jinnes in Arabic (‫العربية)
Jurel rabo amarillo in Spanish (español)
Kahala in Hawaiian
Kalapato in Tagalog
Keria in Creole, English
Keria in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Keria in English
Kibua in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Kilisai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Klspeached in Palauan
Komaraparai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Kubal-kubal in Chavacano
Lambiyan in Visayan
Langug in Surigaonon
Lawihan in Bikol
Lecek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lison in Visayan
Mabuta-shima-aji in Japanese (日本語)
Maka-agum in Tagalog
Maka-agum in Visayan
Malapati in Cebuano
Manganinao in Visayan
Mangidlom in Surigaonon
Mangodlong in Tagalog
Mangodlong in Visayan
Mangudlong in Hiligaynon
Mangudlum in Surigaonon
Manjal parai in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Marambakon in Cebuano
Marapati in Cebuano
Marapati in Waray-waray
Marapini in Bikol
Matang baka in Magindanaon
Mate-aji in Japanese (日本語)
Murgi in Arabic (‫العربية)
Nok dâlâk in Kumak
Nok phooro in Kumak
Northern yellowtail scad in English
Nyuna in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Omaka in Hawaiian
One finlet scad in English
One-finlet scad in English
Pak-an in Hiligaynon
pampano in Tagalog
Pampanung riyal in Tagalog
Para in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Para in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Para in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Parai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Patikan in Surigaonon
Pelata kuning in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pulli parai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Pulli parai in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Salay batang in Ilokano
Salay batang in Pangasinan
Salay-salay in Bikol
Salay-salay in Davawenyo
Salay-salay in Magindanaon
Salay-salay in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Samin-samin in Surigaonon
Scad in English
Selar como in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Selar gelek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Selar kuning in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Selar pucat in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Selar queue jaune in French (français)
Semaparai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Sikkaran in Ilokano
Sisimoole in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Talapion in Visayan
Tamarong in Cebuano
Tarakitok in Bikol
Tarokotokan in Ilokano
Tarotokan in Ilokano
Tawa-ay in Visayan
Tayang-tayang in Visayan
Temanung in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Thenga parai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Trakito in Visayan
trevally in English
Vennai parai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Warri-parah in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Xaréu cauda amarela in Portuguese (Português)
Yaneeser in Arabic (‫العربية)
Yatule in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Yellow-tail scad in English
Yellowtail scad in English
Yellowtailed scad in English
கிளிசை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கீளீசை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
குமாரபரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கொமாரா பாறை   in Tamil (தமிழ்)
சீமபாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
செமபாறை   in Tamil (தமிழ்)
தேங்கா பாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
தேங்கா பாறை  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பாற  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பாறை  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
புலீ பாறை  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
புள்ளிப் பாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வரி பாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வரீப்பாறை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெண்ணை பாறை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வென்‍னை பாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
పారా  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
పుల్లి పారై  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
మంజల్ పారై   in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ಗೊಂಡ್ಲು   in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
പാര in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പാറ  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
四破鰺仔 in Mandarin Chinese
四破鲹仔 in Mandarin Chinese
平瓜仔 in Mandarin Chinese
游鰭葉鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
游鳍叶鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
黃尾瓜仔 in Mandarin Chinese
黄尾瓜仔 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Atule
Species : Atule mate
Authority : Cuvier, 1833