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Decapterus punctatus

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Decapterus punctatus (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz

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lexID:
6949 
AphiaID:
126808 
Scientific:
Decapterus punctatus 
German:
Runder Scat 
English:
Round Scad 
Category:
Carangues 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Decapterus (Genus) > punctatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1829 
Occurrence:
Morocco, Madeira, Afrique du Sud, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Brésil, Caraïbes, golfe du Mexique, Le Cap-Vert, Sainte Hélène 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Food:
le zooplancton 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-04-03 08:04:22 

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Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier, 1829)
Round scad

Adults inhabit neritic waters, often near sandy beaches. They feed on planktonic invertebrates, primarily copepods, but also on gastropod larvae, ostracods and pteropods

Classification:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Perciformes (Perch-likes) >
Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) >
Caranginae

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