Taxonomy Name Megalaspis cordyla
Class Actinopterygii
Genus Megalaspis
Family Carangidae
DOF Valid Name Cincaru
Common Name Finny scad, Hardtail scad, Hardtail trevally, Torpedo trevally, Trevally, Megalaspis cordyla
Fish Base Name Torpedo scad
Local Name Besi hangat, Caru, Celek, Cencaru, Gelenggu, Gerongong, Ghair boey, Jaru-jaru, Keras ekor, Kerongan, Kobal-kobal, Papakan, Sedai-sedai, Selikur, Tegal, Tegap, Tentenkel, Tetengkek
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Body color:

Body silvery brownish-green dorsally, silvery white ventrally; a large black spot posteriorly on opercle.

Specific Description:

Body elongate, slender, somewhat compressed. Straight part of lateral line much longer than curved part, entirely with large scutes(51-59). Dept range 20-100 m