Indian threadfish

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

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The Indian threadfish lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 20 - 100 m environment.

The Indian threadfish, Alectis indicus, (also known as the Indian threadfin, diamond trevally, mirror fish and plumed trevally) is a large species of coastal marine fish of the jack family, Carangidae. More

The Indian Threadfish, not to confuse with the Indian Threadfin, is one of the most common trevallies you can find in local waters. They good fight and meat quality they offer makes them sought after by many anglers. More

Indian threadfish; African threadfish; Indian skimmer; Indian nightjar; Indian bustard; Indian lion; Indian cormorant; Indian pellona; Indian pangolin; Indian hare; Indian pratincole; Indian cuckoo; Indian roller; Indian rhinoceros; Indian rhino; Indian remora; Indian python; Indian pitta; Indian peafowl; Indian ornamental; Indian More

Indian Threadfish can grow up to 165 cm what is approximately 64 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 19800cm2 of water surface what is approximately 3069 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are very large. More

* Indian threadfish, Alectis indicus (Ruppell, 1830). * Genus Alepes * Smallmouth scad, Alepes apercna Grant, 1987. * Shrimp scad, Alepes djedaba (Forsskål, 1775). More

Here's a bar-top ink sketch of an Indian Threadfish (Alectis indicus), a.k.a. Diamond Fish, Diamond Trevally, Horse Mackerel, Indian Mirrorfish, Indian Thread-Finned Trevally, Indian Threadfin, Indian Threadfin Trevally, Indian Threadfish, Large Thread-Fin Jackfish, Old Maid, Plumed Trevally, Talakitok (Philippines?). More

The Indian threadfish, Alectis indicus, is a large species of coastal marine fish of the jack family, Carangidae. The species is widespread in the waters of the tropical Indo-Pacific, ranging from east Africa to India, Asia, Indonesia and Australia.... (family Carangidae). More

Images Similar to Indian Threadfish, Alectis Indicus Indian Threadfish Alectis indicus at a market in the Sultanate of Oman. More

The Indian threadfish, Alectis indicus, is a large species of coastal marine fish of the jack family, Carangidae. More

Common names

Mamsa Mamsa in Bikol
Mamsa Mamsa in Unknown
Alectis indicus in Catalan (Català)
Alectis indicus in Dutch (Nederlands)
Alektys indyjski in Polish (polski)
Ampahan in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Ampahan in Tagalog
Ampahan in Visayan
Apahan in Bikol
Apahan in Visayan
Badlon in Cebuano
Bambo in Arabic (‫العربية)
Bangkungan in Bikol
Bangkungan in Ilokano
Baulo in Kagayanen
Bhagat in Marathi (मराठी)
Buhokan in Cebuano
Buhokan in Hiligaynon
Bukan in Hiligaynon
Buktot in Surigaonon
Cá Ông ?n Ð? in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Ông Ấn Độ in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Carangue à plumes in French (français)
Carangue Èchevelée in French (français)
Carangue folle in French (français)
Cermin in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Cordonnier plume in French (français)
Cupak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Dalupani in Bikol
Damis in Tagalog
Damis lawin in Tagalog
Damis-lawin in Tagalog
Dhareerow in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Diamond fish in English
diamond trevally in English
Ebek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Fafi in Arabic (‫العربية)
Ga-hum in Pije
Galonggong in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Gurrah-parah in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Handhe panna in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Handhe panna in Tamil (தமிழ்)
High-brow pennantfish in English
horse mackerel in English
Indian mirrorfish in English
Indian thread-finned trevally in English
Indian threadfin in English
Indian threadfin trevally in English
Indian threadfish in English
Indiese spieëlvis in Afrikaans
Indisk trådfisk in Danish (dansk)
Istah putih in Chavacano
Istah samin-samin in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Jebris in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Jebris, Jebus in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Jebus in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Jogoo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Khait in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kioo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Kolekole in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Kwee rombeh in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lambiyan in Visayan
Large thread-fin jackfish in English
Laway in Tagalog
Lawi-an in Tagbanwa Calamian
Lawihan in Bikol
Lawihan in Waray-waray
Lison in Cebuano
Lison in Visayan
Lowang in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Mamsa in Bikol
Mamsa in Cebuano
Mamsa in Surigaonon
Mamsa Amerikano in Banton
Manganinao in Visayan
Marapini in Bikol
Mirror fish in English
Mirrorfish in English
Moghavva goozh-posht in Farsi
Moghavva goozh-posht in Persian (‫فارسی)
Old maid in English
Othaimy in Arabic (‫العربية)
Paanget in Kumak
Paarai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
pampano in Tagalog
Pámpano de pluma in Spanish (español)
Pampano indico in Spanish (español)
Pampanung riyal in Tagalog
Para in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Philippine jack in English
Plumed trevally in English
Rambai landeh in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sagai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Salamin in Kuyunon
Sallah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Salmin-salmin in Bikol
Samin-samin in Surigaonon
Saminan in Surigaonon
Segai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Sibong lawihan in Tagalog
Tailar in Arabic (‫العربية)
Talakitok in Agutaynen
Talakitok in Cebuano
Talakitok in Davawenyo
Talakitok in English
Talakitok in Kuyunon
Talakitok in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Talakitok in Tagalog
Talapion in Visayan
Tapatai in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Tarakito in Chavacano
Tarakitok in Bikol
Tarakitok (Laad) in Ilokano
Tarokotokan in Ilokano
Tarotokan in Ilokano
Tawa-ay in Cebuano
Tawa-ay in Visayan
Tawa-ay in Waray-waray
Taway in Davawenyo
Tayang-tayang in Visayan
Tetepak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Threadfin trevally in English
threadfish in English
Trakito in Cebuano
Trakito in Visayan
Tutungol in Pangasinan
Umazura-aji in Japanese (日本語)
Umm azim in Arabic (‫العربية)
Xaréu cabeçudo in Portuguese (Português)
Yappu-sileliyeo in Austronesian (Other)
Yappu-sileliyeo in Carolinian
مقوا گوژپشت in Farsi
भागत in Marathi (मराठी)
பாரை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
గుర్ర పరా in Telugu (తెలుగు)
പാര in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പാറ  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
印度丝鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
印度絲鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
大花串 in Mandarin Chinese
菲律宾犁嘴鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
菲律賓犁嘴鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
銅鏡魽仔 in Mandarin Chinese
铜镜魽仔 in Mandarin Chinese
長吻絲鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
长吻丝鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
须甘 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚甘 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Alectis
Species : Alectis indicus
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