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    TREVALLY, JACK, POMFRET, etc.

    Southern lesser pomfret

    Pampus minor

    MALAY: Bawal selatan

    HOKKIEN: Pek cheoh

    CANTONESE: Pak chong

    SIZE: 13cm (max); 10cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Pampus minor - Southern Lesser Pomfret

    Silver pomfret

    Pampus argenteus

    MALAY: Bawal putih

    HOKKIEN: Pek cheoh

    CANTONESE: Pak chong

    SIZE: 60cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called White pomfret.

    Pampus argenteus - Silver Pomfret

    White pomfret

    Pampus cinereus

    MALAY: Bawal putih

    HOKKIEN: Pek cheoh

    CANTONESE: Pak chong

    SIZE: 25cm (max); 18cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Pampus cinereus - White Pomfret

    Chinese silver pomfret

    Pampus chinensis

    MALAY: Bawal tambak

    HOKKIEN: Tau teh cheoh

    CANTONESE: Tau taie chong

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

    REMARKS:

    Pampus chinensis - Chinese Silver Pomfret

    Black pomfret

    Parastromateus niger

    MALAY: Bawal hitam

    HOKKIEN: Orr cheoh

    CANTONESE: Hak chong

    SIZE: 75cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Parastromateus niger - Black Pomfret

    Spotted scat

    Scatophagus argus

    MALAY: Kitang

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 38cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Argus, Leopard scat, Spotted butterfish.

    Scatophagus argus - Spotted Scat

    Spotted sicklefish

    Drepane punctata

    MALAY: Daun baru bintik

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 50cm (max); 25cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Spotted batfish.

    Drepane punctata - Spotted Sicklefish

    Streaked spinefoot

    Siganus javus

    MALAY: Dengkis jawa

    HOKKIEN: Keh tan

    CANTONESE: Kaie tan

    SIZE: 53cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Java rabbitfish.

    Siganus javus - Streaked Spinefoot

    Yellowfin surgeonfish

    Acanthurus xanthopterus

    MALAY: Debam sirip kuning

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 70cm (max); 50cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Acanthurus xanthopterus - Yellowfin Surgeonfish

    Orbicular batffish

    Platax orbicularis

    MALAY: Tudung periuk bawal

    HOKKIEN: Goo sai cheoh

    CANTONESE: Ngau see chong

    SIZE: 50cm (max); 40cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Orbiculate batfish.

    Platax orbicularis - Orbicular Batfish

    Longfin batfish

    Platax teira

    MALAY: Tudung periuk telinga gajah

    HOKKIEN: Goo sai cheoh

    CANTONESE: Ngau see chong

    SIZE: 70cm (max); 50cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Teira batfish.

    Platax teira - Longfin Batfish

    Spadefish

    Ephippus orbis

    MALAY: Beluru

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 25cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Orbfish.

     

    Goldband fusilier

    Pterocaesio chrysozona

    MALAY: Sulit jalur emas

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 21cm (max); 18cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Yellowband fusilier.

    Pterocaesio chrysozona - Goldband Fusilier

    Yellowback fusilier

    Caesio xanthonota

    MALAY: Delah atas kuning

    HOKKIEN: Tau hoo

    CANTONESE: Tau Foo

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

    REMARKS: Also called Yellowfin fusilier.

    Caesio xanthonota - Yellowback Fusilier

    Shortfin pompano (imported)

    Trachinotus teraia

    MALAY: Bawal mas

    HOKKIEN: Kim cheoh

    CANTONESE: Kam chong

    SIZE: 68cm (max); 35cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Trachinotus teraia - Shortfin Pompano

    Indian pompano

    Trachinotus mookalee

    MALAY: Bawal mas kapak

    HOKKIEN: Kim cheoh

    CANTONESE: Kam chong

    SIZE: 90cm (max); 60cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Trachinotus mookalee - Indian Pompano

    Snubnose pompano

    Trachinotus blochii

    MALAY: Bawal mas betung

    HOKKIEN: Kim cheoh

    CANTONESE: Kam chong

    SIZE: 110cm (max); 40cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Snubnose dart.

    Trachinotus blochii - Snubnose Pompano

    African pompano

    Alectis ciliaris

    MALAY: Rambai ebek

    HOKKIEN: Kia hu

    CANTONESE: Kenk chong

    SIZE: 150cm (max); 100cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also known as Pennantfish, Cobblerfish, Shoemaker, Threadfin trevally.

    Alectis ciliaris - African Pompano

    Indian threadfish

    Alectis indica

    MALAY: Rambai sagai

    HOKKIEN: Kia hu

    CANTONESE: Kenk yuee

    SIZE: 165cm (max); 100cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also known as Diamond trevally, Indian mirrorfish, Plumed trevally.

    Alectis indica - Indian Threadfish

    Imposter trevally

    Carangoides talamparoides

    MALAY: Demuduk rambai

    HOKKIEN: Kia hu

    CANTONESE: Kenk chong

    SIZE: 30cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also known as White-tongued trevally.

     

    Coastal trevally

    Carangoides coeruleopinnatus

    MALAY: Demuduk cupak

    HOKKIEN: Kia hu

    CANTONESE: Kenk chong

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

    REMARKS: Also known as Onion trevally, Shorfin trevally.

    Carangoides coeruleopinnatus - Coastal Trevally

    Longfin trevally

    Carangoides armatus

    MALAY: Demuduk putih

    HOKKIEN: Kia hu

    CANTONESE: Kenk chong

    SIZE: 57cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also known as Armed trevally, Longfin cavalla.

    Carangoides armatus - Longfin trevally, Armed trevally, Longfin cavalla

    Longnose trevally

    Carangoides chrysophrys

    MALAY: Demuduk muncung

    HOKKIEN: Kia hu

    CANTONESE: Kenk chong

    SIZE: 72cm (max); 65cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also known as Clubnose trevally, Longnose cavalla, Grunting trevally.

    Carangoides chrysophrys - Longnose Trevally

    Blue trevally

    Carangoides ferdau

    MALAY: Demuduk biru

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 70cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Ferdau trevally, Bar trevally.

     

    Bludger trevally

    Carangoides gymnostethus

    MALAY: Demuduk nyiur-nyiur

    HOKKIEN: Ngiau choo kam (Rat Trevally)

    CANTONESE: Loa shee kam

    SIZE: 90cm (max); 90cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Horse mackerel, Nakedbreast trevally, Bleeker's jackfish.

    Carangoides gymnostethus - Bludger Trevally

    Golden trevally

    Gnathanodon speciosus

    MALAY: Gerung belang

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 120cm (max); 75cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Banded horse mackerel.

    Gnathanodon speciosus - Golden Trevally

    Bigeye trevally

    Caranx sexfasciatus

    MALAY: Belokok putih,

    HOKKIEN: Tuah ak kam

    CANTONESE: Tai ngan kam

    SIZE: 120cm (max); 60cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Great trevally.

    Caranx sexfasciatus - Bigeye Trevally

    Giant trevally

    Caranx ignobilis

    MALAY: Belokok mamung, Gerepuh

    HOKKIEN: Kam guet

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 170cm (max); 100cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Barrier trevally, Lowly trevally.

    Caranx ignobilis - Giant Trevally

    Blackbanded trevally

    Seriolina nigrofasciata

    MALAY: Aji-aji batik

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 70cm (max); 50cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Amberjack.

     

    Yellowtail amberjack

    Seriola lalandi

    MALAY: Aji-aji ekor kuning

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 250cm (max); 80cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Yellowtail kingfish.

    Seriola lalandi - Yellowtail Amberjack

    Talang queenfish

    Scomberoides commersonnianus

    MALAY: Talang lima jari

    HOKKIEN: Sarm pahn tiao

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 120cm (max); 90cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Giant leatherskin.

    Scomberoides commersonnianus - Talang Queenfish

    Cobia

    Rachycentron canadum

    MALAY: Aruan tasik

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE: Hoi lei

    SIZE: 200cm (max); 110cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Black kingfish, Crab eater.

    Rachycentron canadum - Cobia

    Shortnose tripodfish

    Triacanthus biaculeatus

    MALAY: Lembu muncung, Cagak langit

    HOKKIEN: Taka hu

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 30cm (max); 25cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Hollow-snouted tripodfish.

    Triacanthus biaculeatus - Shortnose Tripodfish

    Leatherjacket

    Aluterus spp.

    MALAY: Ayam laut

    HOKKIEN: Keh hu

    CANTONESE: Khae yuee

    SIZE: 76cm (max); 40cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Aluterus spp - Leatherjacket

    Unicorn leatherjacket

    Aluterus monoceros

    MALAY: Barat-barat, Kerosok padi

    HOKKIEN: Keh hu

    CANTONESE: Khae yuee

    SIZE: 76cm (max); 40cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Unicorn filefish, Rough leatherjacket.

    Aluterus monoceros - Unicorn Leatherjacket