Fish ID: Yellow-tailed Scad

Scad yellow tailed scad trachurus novaezelandiae syd
Family Longfin Pike (DINOLESTIDAE)
species Trachurus novaezelandiae
size To 45cm
locality Coastal reef slopes, walls and ledges
behaviour In large shoals
range Sub-tropical and temperate waters of Autralia and NZ

Elongated silvery fish, with yellow, thin but wide-forked tail. Distinct spot on the operculum (gill cover).