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Caranx lugubris

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Caranx lugubris 
Black jack  
Mozambique, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Tuvalu, Northern Mariana Islands, Cuba, Ghana, Wake Atoll, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Columbia, El Salvador, Suriname, Mayotte, Haiti, Ogasawara Islands, Benin, Réunion , French Guiana, Guatemala, Wallis and Futuna, Niue, India, Barbados, Cameroon, Comores, Costa Rica, Marquesas Islands, the Ivory Coast, the Society Islands, Guadeloupe, Venezuela, Jamaica, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), São Tomé e Principé, Madeira, Togo, Amerikansk Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Australien, Azorerne, Bahamas, Bali, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Cargados-Carajos, Cayman øerne, Cocos Island, Cook øerne, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Galapagos, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Hawaii, Honduras, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kap Verde, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Martinique, Mauritius , Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Mikronesien , Montserrat, Nicaragua, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Påskeøen, Pitcairns øgruppen, Queensland, Revillagigedo, Saint Helena, Samoa, Seychellerne, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad og Tobago, Tuamotuøerne, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
70 cm - 100 cm 
18°C - 29°C 
Predatory, Nekton, Mysis, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, zooplankton 
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Has a poison harmful to health 


This is a general hint!
Caranx lugubris has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Caranx lugubris in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Caranx lugubris. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide:

Translated with


Poey, 1860

Caranx ascensionis Cuvier, 1833
Caranx frontalis Poey, 1860
Caranx ishikawai Wakiya, 1924
Caranx tenebrosus Jordan, Evermann & Wakiya, 1927

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



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Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > lugubris (Species) 
Initial determination:
Poey, 1860 
Sea depth:
1 - 380 Meter 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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