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Trachinotus falcatus


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lexID:
4843 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Trachinotus falcatus 
German:
Bläuel 
English:
Permit 
Category:
Markreller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Trachinotus (Genus) > falcatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, 1758) 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, French Guiana, Jamaica, Suriname, Cuba, Panama, Venezuela, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Barbados, Columbia, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Cayman øerne, Centrale Atlanterhav, Dominikanske republik, Hawaii, Honduras, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, Taiwan, USA 
Size:
94 cm - 122 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Amphipods, invertebrater, Koralfisk, Krabber, Muslinger, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Snegle, Stenhummer, Stenrejer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-11-25 15:02:54 

Husbandry

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Distribution:
Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to southeastern Brazil, including Bahamas and many of the West Indies.

Biology:
Adults frequently in channels or holes, over sandy flats, around reefs, and at times over mud bottoms; usually solitary or in small schools; smaller fish tolerate brackish water.
Spawn offshore. During the summer, juveniles are found in large schools especially in the surf zone along sandy beaches. Adults feed on mollusks, crabs, shrimps, and small fishes; juveniles on benthic invertebrates. Excellent food fish.
Highly esteemed game fish caught on light tackle.

Synonymised taxa:
Labrus falcatus Linnaeus, 1758

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