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    SCAD, MACKEREL, BARRACUDA, etc.

    Yellowstripe scad

    Selaroides leptolepis

    MALAY: Selar kuning

    HOKKIEN: Kuning

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 22cm (max); 15cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Smooth-tail trevally, Yellow-stripe trevally.

    Selaroides leptolepis - Yellowstripe Scad

    Ox-eye scad

    Selar boops

    MALAY: Lolong kuning

    HOKKIEN: Tuah mak

    CANTONESE: Dai ngan

    SIZE: 25cm (max); 22cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Selar boops - Ox-eye Scad

    Bigeye scad

    Selar crumenophthalmus

    MALAY: Lolong mata besar

    HOKKIEN: Tuah mak

    CANTONESE: Dai ngan

    SIZE: 30cm (max); 22cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Purse-eyed scad, Goggle-eyed scad.

    Selar crumenophthalmus - Bigeye Scad

    Yellowtail scad

    Atule mate

    MALAY: Pelata, Selar

    HOKKIEN: Ooi Buey

    CANTONESE: Wong Mey

    SIZE: 30cm (max); 26cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Barred yellowtail scad.

    Atule mate - Yellowtail Scad

    Smallmouth scad

    Alepes apercna

    MALAY: Pelata minyak

    HOKKIEN: Yoo lah

    CANTONESE: Yau lah

    SIZE: 29cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Banded scad.

    Alepes apercna - Smallmouth Scad

    Shrimp scad

    Alepes djedaba

    MALAY: Pelata keledek

    HOKKIEN: Cheh buey

    CANTONESE: Chenk mey

    SIZE: 40cm (max); 25cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Alepes djedaba - Shrimp Scad

    Herring scad

    Alepes vari

    MALAY: Pelata bali

    HOKKIEN: Cheh buey

    CANTONESE: Chenk mey

    SIZE: 56cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Trevally scad.

    Alepes vari - Herring Scad

    Shortfin scad

    Decapterus macrosoma

    MALAY: Selayang jarum

    HOKKIEN: Sadin

    CANTONESE: Sadin

    SIZE: 35cm (max); 25cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Slender scad, Long-bodied scad.

    Decapterus macrosoma - Shortfin Scad

    Indian scad

    Decapterus russelli

    MALAY: Selayang lampai

    HOKKIEN: Sadin

    CANTONESE: Sadin

    SIZE: 45cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Russell's scad, Round scad. It has a clear to dusky colored tail.

    Decapterus russelli - Indian Scad

    Mackerel scad

    Decapterus macarellus

    MALAY: Selayang sardin

    HOKKIEN: Sadin

    CANTONESE: Sadin

    SIZE: 46cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Distinguished from Decapterus russelli by yellow-green tail.

    Decapterus macarellus - Mackerel Scad

    Torpedo scad

    Megalaspis cordyla

    MALAY: Cencaru

    HOKKIEN: Ngeh buey

    CANTONESE: Ngang mey

    SIZE: 80cm (max); 45cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Hardtail scad, Finny scad.

    Megalaspis cordyla - Torpedo Scad

    Indian mackerel

    Rastrelliger kanagurta

    MALAY: Kembung borek, Mabong

    HOKKIEN: Maa Boong

    CANTONESE: Maa Bonk

    SIZE: 35cm (max); 25cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Long-jawed mackerel, Striped mackerel.

    Rastrelliger kanagurta - Indian Mackerel

    Short mackerel

    Rastrelliger brachysoma

    MALAY: Kembung Pelaling, Temenung

    HOKKIEN: Kam Boong

    CANTONESE: Kam Bonk

    SIZE: 34cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Short-bodied mackerel.

    Rastrelliger brachysoma - Short Mackerel

    Pacific saury (imported)

    Cololabis saira

    MALAY: Sanma

    HOKKIEN: Sanma

    CANTONESE: Sanma

    SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Sanma, Mackerel pike.

    Cololabis saira - Pacific Saury

    Indo-pacific king mackerel

    Scomberomorus guttatus

    MALAY: Tenggiri papan

    HOKKIEN: Beh kaa

    CANTONESE: Maa kau

    SIZE: 76cm (max); 55cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Spotted spanish mackerel.

    Scomberomorus guttatus - Indo-pacific King Mackerel

    Narrow-barred spanish mackerel

    Scomberomorus commerson

    MALAY:Tenggiri batang

    HOKKIEN: Tek kaa

    CANTONESE: Chuk kau

    SIZE: 240cm (max); 120cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Scomberomorus commerson - Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel

    Blackfin barracuda

    Sphyraena qenie

    MALAY: Kacang-kacang sirip hitam

    HOKKIEN: Teik so

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 170cm (max); 80cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Military seapike, Blacktail barracuda.

    Sphyraena qenie - Blackfin Barracuda