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
Areas 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