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Caranx melampygus


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lexID:
2697 
AphiaID:
218419 
Scientific:
Caranx melampygus 
German:
Blauflossen-Makrele, Stachelmakrele 
English:
Blue-Spotted Jack 
Category:
Makrellfisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > melampygus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1833 
Occurrence:
Comores, Sudan, Tokelau, Eritrea, Vietnam, Myanmar, Norfolk Island, Yemen, Kiribati, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tansania, El Salvador, Tuvalu, Niue, Israel, Cambodia, Réunion , Costa Rica, Wallis and Futuna, Guatemala, Saudi Arabia, Columbia, Ecuador, Mozambique, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Northern Mariana Islands, India, Panama, Somalia, Djibouti, Pakistan, Jordan, Andaman, Australia, Bangladesh, Christmas Islands, Cook-Island, Det Indiske Hav, Egypt, Fiji, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Galapagos, Guam, Hawai, Honduras, Indiske Hav, West, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Kenya, Kina, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mexico (Øst Pacific), Mikronesia, Nicaragua , Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Pitcairnøyene, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Sri Lanka, Syd-Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamoto øyene, Vanuatu, Øst-Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 190 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 117cm 
Weight:
43,5 kg 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Små fisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
2019-10-12 17:11:55 

Husbandry

Cuvier, 1833

A coastal and oceanic species, associated with reefs. Feeds mainly on other fishes.

Synonyms:
Carangichthys melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)
Carangus melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)
Caranx medusicola Jordan & Starks, 1895
Caranx melampyges Cuvier, 1833
Caranx stellatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850
Caranx valenciennei Castelnau, 1873
Carynx melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus)

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