Genus Ulua


Summary:
Relatively deep-bodied trevally with numerous long, feather-like rakers projecting into the mouth beside the tongue. 

Key to Australian Species of Ulua (from Gunn 1990)

1a. Gill rakers 16-21 + 37-41 = 54-61; tongue with central band of villiform teeth; scutes 31-40; in specimens less than 150 mm, first anal fin ray produced but notfilamentous, not extending beyond caudal peduncle ............................ Ulua aurochs
1b. Gill rakers 23-25 +50-56=73-80; tongue without central band of villiform teeth; scutes 25 32; in specimens less than 150 mm, filamentous first anal fin ray extendsbeyond caudal peduncle ............................. U. mentalis
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Ulua in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Dec 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/1563

References


Gunn, J.S. 1990. Revision of selected genera of the family Carangidae (Pisces) from Australian waters. Records of the Australian Museum Supplement 12: 1–77. PDF Open access