|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Carangidae||Alectis ciliaris||(Bloch)||1787||African Pompano|
Unique Characters: Threadlike rays in front of dorsal and anal fins. Front of head steep in profile. Front half of lateral line strongly arched. Adults with pelvic fins relatively long, longer than upper jaw length. Body superficially naked, scales minute and embedded where present (except some scales in posterior part of straight lateral line consisting of weak to moderate scutes). Dorsal profile of head in front of eyes broadly rounded; in juveniles, anterior dorsal-fin spines not elongate. Posterior straight part of lateral line with enlarged hardened scutes.
Similar Species: None