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Trachinotus ovatus


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lexID:
4667 
AphiaID:
126819 
Scientific:
Trachinotus ovatus 
German:
Bläuel 
English:
Pompano 
Category:
Markreller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Trachinotus (Genus) > ovatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Bay of Biscay, Portugal, Madeira, Jamaica, Equatorial Guinea, Senegal, Nigeria, the Canary Islands, Benin, Congo, Straße von Gibralta, São Tomé e Principé, Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Northern Africa, Ghana, Angola, Azorerne, Britiske øer, Egypten, Europæiske kyster, Kap Verde, Kina, Middelhavet, Saint Helena, Skandinavien, Spanien, Sydkinesiske hav, Thailand, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
35 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
16°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Sea squirts, Zoobenthos, Krabber, Muslinger, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Snegle, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-22 20:44:06 

Husbandry

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Eastern Atlantic:
Bay of Biscay, British and Scandinavian waters (rare vagrant) to Angola, including the Mediterranean Sea and offshore islands.

Biologie:
Moderately common in shallow water in areas of surge.
Found in clear waters, over sand or mud bottoms. Form schools.
Small specimens are regularly caught at night from steep rocky shores.
Feed on small crustaceans, mollusks and fishes. Eggs are pelagic.

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquaculture: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: public aquariums.

Synonymised taxa:
Caesiomorus glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Caesiomorus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Caranx glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Centronotus binotatus Rafinesque, 1810
Centronotus ovalis Lacepède, 1801
Gasterosteus ovatus Linnaeus, 1758
Glaucus rondeletii Bleeker, 1863
Lichia glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lichia glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Lichia tetracantha Bowdich, 1825
Scomber glaucus Linnaeus, 1758
Trachinotus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Trachinotus madeirensis Borodin, 1934
Trachynotus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Trachynotus ovatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)

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