Trachurus lathami

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
CarangidaeTrachurus lathamiNichols1920Rough Scad

Trachurus lathami

Unique Characters: Posterior straight part of lateral line with enlarged hardened scutes. Scales obvious over most or all of body. Adults with pectoral fins relatively short, equal to or shorter than head length. Pored scales in curved lateral line scute-like, expanded dorsoventrally (caution: in large fish may be obscured by overgrowth of smaller scales); dorsal accessory lateral line extends posteriorly below dorsal fin to between 8th spine and 4th soft ray.

Similar Species: None

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