Iridescent blue fins, olive back, body with dense covering of fine speckles of different colours, dark scutes. Differs from similar Carangoides orthogrammus (Thicklip Trevally) by having speckles instead of spots and a row of dark scutes starting between dorsal and anal fin lobes and extending onto tail base, with blue above.
Max Size: 117 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.5°C-31.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (23% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Several (5 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland