Yellowtail Scad

Trachurus Novaezelandiae
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Trachurus Novaezelandiae
Other names Bung, Mcculloch's Yellowtail, Scad, Southern Yellowtail Scad, Yakka, Yellowtail, Yellowtail Chow, Yellowtail Horse Mackerel, Yellowtail Mackerel
Size Up to 50 cm (19.6 in)
Weight Up to 1 kg (2.2 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & oceanic waters, estuaries & seaward reefs
Depth Range
Yellowtail Scad Distribution
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