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Superregnum : Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

Familia: Carangidae
Genus: Ulua
Species: U. aurochs – U. mentalis

Ulua Jordan and Snyder, 1908

Ulua – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Ulua species list in FishBase,
Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 08/2021.

Vernacular names

Ulua is a genus of trevallies in the family Carangidae. They are native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.

There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Silvermouth trevally.jpg Ulua aurochs (J. D. Ogilby, 1915) Silvermouth trevally. the Indo-Pacific in the western and central Pacific Ocean from New Guinea, northern Australia, the Philippines, and Pacific islands
Ulua mentalis.JPG Ulua mentalis (G. Cuvier, 1833) Longrakered trevally Indian and west Pacific Oceans, from Mozambique and Madagascar in the west, to Japan and northern Australia in the east


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Ulua in FishBase. February 2013 version.

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