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Caranx melampygus


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lexID:
2697 
Scientific:
Caranx melampygus 
German:
Blauflossen-Makrele 
English:
Bluefin trevally 
Category:
Markreller 
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)
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > melampygus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1833 
Occurrence:
Kiribati, Somalia, Tokelau, Vietnam, India, Gulf of Oman, El Salvador, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Comores, Tansania, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Tuvalu, Yemen, Guatemala, Pakistan, Eritrea, Niue, Israel, Wallis and Futuna, Panama, Norfolk Island, Djibouti, Myanmar, Columbia, Ecuador, Cambodia, Réunion , Northern Mariana Islands, Costa Rica, Mozambique, Sudan, Andamanhavet, Australien, Bangladesh, Cook øerne, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Galapagos, Guam, Hawaii, Honduras, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Mikronesien , Nicaragua, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu , Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 117cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Små fisk 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-01-23 19:43:45 

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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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