Yellowtail amberjack

Order: 
Perciformes
Family: 
Carangidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Fusiform body, dark blue dorsally and almost white ventrally; with a well defined line of demarcation between the two colors. Most of the fins including caudal fin are yellow, can grow up to 2 meters and weigh 96 kilograms.

International Designations

Germany: 
Gelbschwanzmakrele
France: 
Sériole australienne
Italy: 
Ricciola australienne
Portugal: 
Charuteiro limão
UK: 
Yellowtail amberjack
China: 
黃尾鰤
Japan: 
Inada
Fishing gears: 
Purse seines
FAO code: 
YTC
Scientific name: 
Seriola lalandi
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
2107
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC