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Selar crumenophthalmus


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lexID:
4894 
AphiaID:
159646 
Scientific:
Selar crumenophthalmus 
German:
Grossaugen-Heringsmakrele 
English:
Selar Crumenophthalmus (Big-eyed Scad, Big-eye Scad, Bigeye Scad, Big Eye Scad, Bigeye Scad Atulai, Chicharro, Goggle-eye, Goggle-eyed Scad, Goggler, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Jackfish, Purse-eyed Scad, Purse-eye Scad, Scad, Silver Scad, Steenbrass 
Category:
Carangues 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Selar (Genus) > crumenophthalmus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1793 
Occurrence:
Cameroon, Kiribati, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tokelau, Venezuela, Yemen, Rapa, the Ivory Coast, Sudan, Mozambique, Niue, Pakistan, Israel, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, São Tomé e Principé, French Guiana, Guatemala, Cambodia, Barbados, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Myanmar, Ghana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Tuamoto Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Afrique de l'Est, Afrique du Sud, Angola, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Australie, Bahamas, Belize, Bermudes, Brésil, Canada, Caraïbes, Cercle tropical, Chine, Colombie, Comores, Corée, Egypte, Equador, Fidji, Galapagos, Hawaii, Honduras, île de Guam, île Maurice, îles Caïmans, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, Inde, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Kenya, Kuba, La Réunion, Le Cap-Vert, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Micronésie, Nicaragua , Nigeria, Nouvelle Calédonie, Oman, Pacifique Est, Pacifique Ouest, Palau, Panama, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Peru, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Republique dominicaine, Samoa, Sénégal, Seychelles, Singapour, Somalie, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Togo, Tonga, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
1 - 70 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
alevin, crevettes, Invertébrés, krill, le zooplancton, mysis 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-18 22:49:31 

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(Bloch, 1793)

Distribution:
Circumtropical.
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Rapa, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to New Caledonia.
Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.
Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and Bermuda through the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean to to São Paulo, Brazil.
Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde to southern Angola.

Biology:
Prefers clear oceanic waters around islands to neritic waters.
Occasionally in turbid waters. Mainly nocturnal. Feeds on small shrimps, benthic invertebrates, and forams when inshore, and zooplankton and fish larvae when offshore.
Travels in compact groups of hundreds of thousands of fish.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

Synonymised taxa:
Caranx blochii Cuvier, 1833
Caranx crumenophtalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx daubentonii Lacepède, 1801
Caranx macrophthalmus Rüppell, 1830
Caranx mauritianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Caranx plumieri (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx torvus Jenyns, 1841
Scomber balantiophthalmus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scomber crumenophthalmus Bloch, 1793
Scomber plumieri Bloch, 1793
Selar crumenophtalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Selar crumenopthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Trachiurops crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Trachurops brachychirus Gill, 1862
Trachurops crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Trachurops crumenophthalmus crockeri Nichols, 1935
Trachurus crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Carangidae (Family) > Selar (Genus) > Selar crumenophthalmus (Species)

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