Bar-cheek Trevally (species: Carangoides plagiotaenia) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Carangoides plagiotaenia
Bar-cheek Trevally

©Lyle Vail: Carangoides plagiotaenia at Cod Hole near Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Carangoides plagiotaenia at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.

©Paul Asman: Carangoides plagiotaenia at Clam Garden, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Carangidae
Genus Carangoides
Species Carangoides plagiotaenia



Distinguishing features

Conspicuous dark vertical bar on cheek, below level of eye. Longer anterior portion of anal fin white.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Barnett, L.J., T.L. Miller and T.H. Cribb (2010). Two new Stephanostomum-like cercariae (Digenea: Acanthocolpidae) from Nassarius dorsatus and N. olivaceus (Gastropoda: Nassariidae) in central Queensland, Australia, Zootaxa, 2445: 35-52. LIRS catalog number 1332.
  • Bray, R.A. and T.H. Cribb (2007). Monostephanostomum nolani sp. n. and M. krusei Reimer, 1983 (Digenea: Acanthocolpidae) from carangid fishes from coral reef waters off Australia, Folia Parasitologica, 54: 19-26. LIRS catalog number 1075.
  • Burger, M.A.A. and R.D. Adlard (2010). Four new species of Kudoa Meglitsch, 1947 (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from Australia with recommendations for species descriptions in the Kudoidae, Parasitology, 137: 793-814. LIRS catalog number 1318.