Shadow Trevally, Carangoides dinema Bleeker 1851

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Shadow Trevally, Carangoides dinema Bleeker 1851

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Moreton Bay and possibly north to Townsville, Queensland. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific. Individuals or schools inhabits coastal waters, often along steep drop-offs.

Species Citation

Carangoides dinema Bleeker 1851, Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indiƫ 1: 365. Type locality: Jakarta (as Batavia), Java, Indonesia.


Bray, D.J. 2017


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Shadow Trevally, Carangoides dinema Bleeker 1851


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CAAB Code:37337078

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:1-22 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:85 cm TL

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