|DOF Valid Name
|Black kingfish, Runner, Sergeant fish
|Fish Base Name
|Buntut karbo, Gabus laut, Hai lay, Jaman
|Back and sides dark brown, with 2 sharply defined narrow silvery bands. Belly sometimes yelowish. Young speciemens have 2 tapering silvery longitudinal band along the side. Fins brownish.
|Body elongate, subcylindrical, compressed posteriorly. Snout pointed. Large terminal mouth with prominent lower jaw. Lateral line wavy anteriorly, becoming straight about opposite anal fin origin, ending at base of caudal fin. Spine of 1st dorsal fin very short and free, not connected by membrane and each depressible into groove. Pectoral fin nearly equal to pelvic fin, both originating on same vertical line. Caudal fin lunate with longer upper lobe. Caudal fin rounded in young, central rays much prolonged. Dept range 0-1200 m