African pompano

The African pompano is one of three members of the diamond trevally genus Alectis, which itself is one of 33 genera encapsulated in the jack family Carangidae.

The African pompano lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 60 - 100 m environment.

The African pompano, Alectis ciliaris, (also known as the pennant-fish and threadfin trevally) is a widely distributed species of tropical marine fish in the Jack family, Carangidae. More

The conventional tackle record for African pompano is 50.8 pounds, caught at Daytona Beach in 1990. Tackle Tips & Facts: African pompano fishing peaks in February and March. More

West African Pompano - Fish Species Identification Identification Pompano Types: West African Pompano Gambian Names: Yow-al Scientific Names: Alectis Ciliaris General Catch Size: 2lb to 30lb Best Baits: Trolling small lures or fished with cut fish More

most African Pompano are caught by jigging deep in the vicinity of wrecks or offshore drop-offs with spinning and bait casting tackler; or by fishing deep with light ocean tackle and live bait. More

African Pompano Fishing Wall of Fame Most Recent Fishing PhotoPompano Rating: 2. More

RANGE: Most African Pompano are encountered on the lower half of the Atlantic Coast and in the Keys. They also are found throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean. HABITAT: The young prefer shallow reefs. More

Photograph of African PompanoPhotograph of African Pompano South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Phone Numbers | Accessibility Rembert C. Dennis Building, 1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201 © 2005, 2006 All rights reserved. More

Bagnall, 51, caught the 38 pound African Pompano on June 3rd while enjoying a little down time from a construction project that has him temporarily living in the Charleston area. More

especially characteristic feature of the African Pompano is the extremely elongated dorsal streamers or filaments. As juveniles, these streamers can be more than four times the length of the body itself and most likely act to provide camouflage amongst predators. More

African Pompano caught by Richie Lott Outdoors & Charter Fishing fishing in Georgia on 03/18/08 Fishing report - African Pompano caught by Richie Lott Outdoors & Charter Fishing fishing in Georgia on 08/25/06 Hint: click the markers on the map above to show the details Fishing report - 31.0 lb. More

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African Pompano Mounts & African Pompano Replicas by King Sailfish Mounts. African Pompano Mounts. Juvenile African Pompano have unique thread-like fin rays that can be even longer than the fish itself. These usually disappear as the fish grows in size. More

African Pompano Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

adult African pompano is very similar in appearance to the other members of the genus Alectis, with close examination needed to separate the three. More

25lb African Pompano off of Duck Key, Florida at the 'Shrimp Boat Wreck'. African Pompano. 23lb African Pompano off of Duck Key, Florida at the 'Shrimp Boat Wreck' using dead Ballyhoo as bait. More

How a top skipper ambushes big African pompano on Miami wrecks each winter. More

Juvenile African Pompano, notice the long filaments that tip the end of its fins. These get shorter the older the fish is. Even though the names implies they are an african fish they do occur in U.S. waters each year. More

Sign In or Sign Up now! A small of African Pompano encountered on Rockwell Reef, Bimini, 12/22/07. A small of African Pompano encountered on Rockwell Reef, Bimini, 12/22/07. Category: Sports Tags: SCUBA URL Embed Customize Loading... More From: snowmp - Loading... More

Common names

Abacataia in Portuguese (Português)
Abacatina in Portuguese (Português)
Abacatuaia in Portuguese (Português)
Abacatuia in Portuguese (Português)
Abacatúxia in Portuguese (Português)
Abacutaia in Portuguese (Português)
African pompano in English
Afrikaanse pompano in Dutch (Nederlands)
Agori in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Aile ronde in French (français)
Alectis ciliaris in Catalan (Català)
Alectis ciliaris in Portuguese (Português)
Aleto in Portuguese (Português)
Alipuron in Waray-waray
Almindelig trådfisk in Danish (dansk)
Ampahan in Hiligaynon
Ampahan in Other
Aracambé in Portuguese (Português)
Aracangüira in Portuguese (Português)
Aranguira in Portuguese (Português)
Auveveru tapatai in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Bambo in Arabic (‫العربية)
Buhokan in Hiligaynon
Bukan in Hiligaynon
Cá Ông lão ?n Ð? in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Ông lão Ấn Độ in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Ông lão mõm ng?n in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Ông lão mõm ngắn in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Caballa in Spanish (español)
Caballito in Spanish (español)
Carangue in French (français)
Carangue à plumes in French (français)
Cermin in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Chicuaca in Spanish (español)
Ciliated thread-fish in English
Cobblerfish in English
Cojinoba in Spanish (español)
Corcoba de plana in Spanish (español)
Corcobado de pluma in Spanish (español)
Cordonnier in English
Cordonnier in French (français)
Cordonnier fil in French (français)
Crevalle in English
Cuban jack in English
Damis-lawin in Tagalog
Dhareerow in Somali (Soomaaliga)
diamond trevally in English
Draadvin-spieëlvis in Afrikaans
Duǎn wěn sī shēn in Mandarin Chinese
Ebek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Elechudo in Spanish (español)
Fadenmakrele in German (Deutsch)
Fiddler in English
Flechudo in Spanish (español)
Gale Gale in Creole, English
Gale Gale in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Gale Gale in English
Galo-bandeira in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-de-capacho in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-do-alto in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-fita in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-pluma in Portuguese (Português)
Galo-rabudo in Portuguese (Português)
Gawagawa in Creole, English
Gawagawa in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Gawagawa in English
Hairfish in English
Houngogbakannon in Fon
Houngogbakannon in Fon GBE
Ikan rambut in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Indian threadfin trevally in English
Istah mangsa in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Istah putih-bukukan in Chavacano
Itohiki-aji in Japanese (日本語)
Jack in English
jacks in English
Jebris in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Jebris, Jebus in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Jebus in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Jogoo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Jurel de pluma in Spanish (español)
Kannadi parava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Kar'i kabai in Papiamento
Kat-bangada in Marathi (मराठी)
Kendhi parava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Kioo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Kolekole in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Kwee rambut in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kwee rombeh in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Langog in Surigaonon
Langug in Surigaonon
Lawihan in Bikol
Lawihan in Waray-waray
Lowang in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Malagimango in Bikol
Mamsa in Bikol
Mamsa in Cebuano
marguerite in French (français)
Minikkuva in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Mwagoga in Misima-Paneati
Noasami in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Paja blanco in Spanish (español)
palometa in English
palometa in Spanish (español)
Palometón in sp
Pampanito in Spanish (español)
pampano in English
Pámpano in sp
pampano in Spanish (español)
Pámpano africano in Spanish (español)
Pampano de hebra in Spanish (español)
Pampano de Pluma in Spanish (español)
Pampano flechudo in Spanish (español)
Pamper grandi in Papiamento
Pampu grandi in Papiamento
Papio in Hawaiian
Papio Erxleben, 1777 in Hawaiian
Peixe-galo in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-galo-do-Brasil in Portuguese (Português)
Peje rey in Spanish (español)
Pennant fish in English
Pennant trevally in English
Pennantfish in English
Perum pareh in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Perum pareh in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Pez cabuya in Spanish (español)
Pompano in English
Pompano in Spanish (español)
Rambai landeh in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Rora in Gela
Round-headed pennantfish in English
Shil-jon-gaeng-i in Korean (한국어)
Shoemaker in English
Sibong lawihan in Tagalog
sol in Spanish (español)
Sunfish in English
Tailar in Arabic (‫العربية)
Talakitok in Agutaynen
Talakitok in Cebuano
Talakitok in Kuyunon
Talakitok in Tagalog
Talakitok samin in Davawenyo
Tapatai in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Tapatai in Tuamotuan
Tarakito in Chavacano
Tarakitok {Langugan} in Ilokano
Tatik in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Tatik in Tagalog
Tawa-ay in Waray-waray
Taway in Davawenyo
Thread pompano in English
Thread-fin jackfish in English
Thread-finned trevally in English
Threadfin in English
Threadfin mirrorfish in English
Threadfin pompano in English
Threadfin trevally in English
Threadfinned trevally in English
threadfish in English
tina ni kaikai in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
To'uto'u in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Trakitilyo in Tagalog
Trakito in Cebuano
trevally in English
Uineme in Creole, English
Uineme in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Uineme in English
Ulua in Hawaiian
Ulua kihikihi in Hawaiian
white ulua in English
Xaréu in Portuguese (Português)
Xaréu africano in Portuguese (Português)
Xaréu-branco in Portuguese (Português)
Yappu-sileliyeo in Austronesian (Other)
Yappu-sileliyeo in Carolinian
Yóppw in Austronesian (Other)
Yóppw in Carolinian
Zapatero in Spanish (español)
काट बांगदा in Marathi (मराठी)
അഗൊരി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
അഗോരി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
丝鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
古巴犁嘴鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
古巴犁嘴鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
白须公 in Mandarin Chinese
白鬚公 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻丝鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻絲鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
絲鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
花串 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲丝鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲絲鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
실전갱이 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Alectis
Species : Alectis ciliaris
Authority : Bloch, 1787