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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapterus macarellus (Cuvier, 1833) 
AphiaID: 126807

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarangidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapterus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapterus Bleeker, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx jacobeus Cuvier, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx macarellus Cuvier, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx pinnulatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapterus canonoides Jenkins, 1903
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapterus macarallus (Cuvier, 1833) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapterus pinnulatus (Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850)
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormackerel scad  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacarela caballa  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (33 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (93 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Forms schools in mid-waters of deep lagoons, coastal bays, or offshore waters and generally stays away from coral reefs. Sometimes encountered near the surface. Feeds on zooplankton. Marketed fresh and salted/dried (Ref. 9283). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on zooplankton [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia and Bermuda to Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found in clear oceanic waters, sometimes near surface, but more often between depths of 40 and 200 m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, gamefish, bait [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Peacock hind, giant trevally, onespot snapper [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Cuvier & Valenciennes. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126807
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Decapterus macarellus (Cuvier, 1833). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126807 on 2014-07-12
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