A note on sexual dimorphism in carangid fishes

A. Shameem, S. Dutt


Dimorphic adults are reported in eight species from six carangid genera: Decapterus, Atropus, Selar, Alepes, Atule and Carangoides. The adult males have darker body and dorsal and anal fins, and elongated middle rays in dorsal and anal fins. The adult females, like juveniles, have paler body, and the middle rays of dorsal and anal fins are normal


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