Carangids

Scad

Trade Name Scad
Scientific Name Alepes mate
French Carangue
Japanese Hiraaji
Gear used Trawl net and Gill net
Peak season January to June and September to November
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andamans

Horse mackerel

Trade Name Horse mackerel
Scientific Name Megalaspis cordyla
French Chinchard
Japanese Muroaji
Spanish Jurel
Gear used Gill net and Purse seine
Peak season September to November
Distribution South-East coast and West coast of india
Area of abundance Kerala and Tamil Nadu coasts

Leatherskin

Trade Name Leatherskin
Scientific name Scomberoides lysan
Gear used Gill net
Peak season September to January
Distribution East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance Andhra, Tamil nadu and Kerala coasts

Naked breast trevally

Trade name Naked breast trevally
Scientific name Decapterus ruselli
French Carangue
Japanese Hiraaji
Gear used Trawl net and Gill net
Peak season October to February
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Along the coasts of Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Malabar trevally

Trade Name Malabar trevally
Scientific Name Carangoides malabaricus
Gear used Trawl net and shore seine
Peak season October to February
Distribution East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance Tamil nadu and Kerala coasts

Black banded trevally

Trade Name Black banded trevally
Scientific name Seriolina nigrofasciata
French Seriole
Japanese Buri
Gear used Trawl net and Gill net
Peak season Throughout the year
Distribution West and East Coasts of India
Areas of abundance Kerala and Tamil nadu coasts