Giant Queenfish, Doubledotted Queenfish, Giant Dart, Giant Leatherskin, Largemouth Queenfish, Leatherskin, Queenfish, Queenie, Skinny, Skinny Fish, Talang Queenfish, White Fish
Scomberoides commersonnianus, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Scomberoides commersonnianus, Dampier, Western Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Single row of 5-6 large dark silver blotches above the lateral line. Lacks the black-tipped dorsal fin lobe of S. lysan and S. tol. Also has larger mouth.
Max Size: 120 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.4-31.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Open ocean, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% 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