Elagatis bipinnulata

Elagatis bipinnulata
Rainbow Runner – Elagatis bipinnulata
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
CarangidaeElagatis bipinnulata(Quoy and Gaimard)1825Rainbow Runner

Elagatis bipinnulata

Unique Characters: Posterior straight part of lateral line without scutes. Pectoral fins shorter than head length. Body scales oval-shaped. Upper jaw protractile. No semi-detached finlets. Bases of soft dorsal and anal fins unequal in length, anal-fin base about 45-70% of dorsal-fin base. Caudal peduncle grooves present, dorsally and ventrally. Dorsal and anal fins with terminal 2-rayed finlet. Upper jaw ending distinctly before vertical at front margin of eye (to below front margin of eye in young).

Similar Species: None

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