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Caranx melampygus


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lexID:
2697 
Scientific:
Caranx melampygus 
German:
Blauflossen-Makrele 
English:
Bluefin trevally 
Category:
Markreller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > melampygus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1833 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Eritrea, Wallis and Futuna, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Columbia, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), El Salvador, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Israel, Somalia, Costa Rica, Pakistan, Guatemala, Jordan, Sudan, Comores, Tokelau, Ecuador, Vietnam, Myanmar, Gulf of Oman, Norfolk Island, India, Kiribati, Tansania, Djibouti, Tuvalu, Niue, Cambodia, 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 , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 190 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 117cm 
Weight:
43,5 kg 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Små fisk 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
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:
2018-06-14 22:00:02 

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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