Common Dart, Trachinotus botla (Shaw 1803)

Other Names: Black-spotted Swallowtail, Dart, Largespot Dart, Southern Swallowtail, Surf Bream, Surf Trevally, Swallowtail, Swallowtail Dart

Common Dart, Trachinotus botla. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Trachinotus botla in Fishes of Australia, accessed 21 Jun 2024,

Common Dart, Trachinotus botla (Shaw 1803)


Smith-Vaniz, W.F. & Walsh, S.J. 2019. Indo-West Pacific species of Trachinotus with spots on their sides as adults, with description of a new species endemic to the Marquesas Islands (Teleostei: Carangidae). Zootaxa 4651(1): 1-37.

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CAAB Code:37337066

Depth:0-50 m

Habitat:Coastal, pelagic, off sandy beaches

Max Size:75 cm TL

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