Pacific amberjack

Achille Valenciennes, and Georges Cuvier have both been credited by various sources with describing the Almaco jack in 1833 even though Cuvier died in 1832.

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Author: Kare Kare
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The Pacific amberjack lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 5 - 160 m , usually 5 - 35 m environment.

Members of the jack family, including the Pacific amberjack (found on the Pacific Coast) and the greater amberjack and lesser amberjack (both native to the Atlantic). See almaco jack and jack. More

Common names

Aji-aji in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Almaco amberjack in English
almaco jack in English
Almaco-hestemakrel in Danish (dansk)
Amber in English
Amberjack in English
Arabaiana in Portuguese (Português)
Atún medregal in Spanish (español)
barnsteenmakreel in Dutch (Nederlands)
Blanquilla in Spanish (español)
bojala in sp
Boquerón in French (français)
Boquerón in Spanish (español)
Cá Cam s?c in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Cam sọc in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Charuteiro in Portuguese (Português)
Chermin in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Coronado in Spanish (español)
Crevalle in English
Escolar in English
Escolar in Spanish (español)
Esmedregal in Spanish (español)
European amberjack in English
Falcate amberjack in English
Fortuna in Spanish (español)
Fortuno in Spanish (español)
Gazala in Arabic (‫العربية)
Greater amberjack in English
Highfin amberjack in English
Hirenaga-kanpachi in Japanese (日本語)
hojarán in sp
Huayaipe in Spanish (español)
Huayaipe blanco in Spanish (español)
Inggatan in Cebuano
Írio in Portuguese (Português)
Jack in English
Kahala in Hawaiian
Kamrad in Creole, French
Kamrad in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Kolekole in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Langvin-geelstert in Afrikaans
Lírio in Portuguese (Português)
longfin kingfish in English
Longfin yellowtail in English
Madregal limón in Spanish (español)
Malahau ni horara in Gela
Medregal in Spanish (español)
Medregal Atún in Spanish (español)
Medregal limón in Spanish (español)
Meseiug in Austronesian (Other)
Meseiug in Carolinian
Olhete-bacamarte in Portuguese (Português)
oyeye yellowtail in English
Pacific amberjack in English
palometa in English
palometa in Spanish (español)
Palu-kata in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Piloto in Portuguese (Português)
Remeiro in Portuguese (Português)
Rock salmon in English
saqa balolo in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Saqavatoga in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Sériole limon in French (français)
Shiiraan in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Silvercoat jack in English
Songoro in Japanese (日本語)
Songoro amberjack in Japanese (日本語)
Tafala in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Talakitok in Tagalog
Tavai in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Xaréu limão in Portuguese (Português)
Yellow kingfish in English
лакедра южноамериканская in Russian (русский язык)
新西兰鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
新西蘭鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
柯氏鰤 in Chinese (中文)
柯氏鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
油甘 in Mandarin Chinese
鐮鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
镰鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
長鰭鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
长鳍鰤 in Mandarin Chinese
黃尾鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
黄尾鲹 in Mandarin Chinese
낫잿방어 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Seriola
Species : Seriola rivoliana
Authority : Valenciennes, 1833