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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793) 
AphiaID: 159646

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 editorSelar (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelar Bleeker, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx blochii Cuvier, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx crumenophtalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx daubentonii Lacepède, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx macrophthalmus Rüppell, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx mauritianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx plumieri (Bloch, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx torvus Jenyns, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber balantiophthalmus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber crumenophthalmus Bloch, 1793
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScomber plumieri Bloch, 1793
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelar crumenophtalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelar crumenopthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachiurops crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachurops brachychirus Gill, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachurops crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachurops crumenophthalmus crockeri Nichols, 1935
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachurus crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigeye scad  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrito ojón  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
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 editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
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 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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNothobomolochus denticulatus (Bassett-Smith, 1898) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (139 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (38 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (112 nucleotides; 107 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Generally found near the coast or in shallow waters (Ref. 9283). May also be encountered over shallow reefs but may reach depths of 170 m. Prefers clean, clear insular waters (Ref. 9626) but occasionally in turbid waters (Ref. 9283). Mainly nocturnal, it feeds on small shrimp, benthic invertebrates, forams when inshore, and zooplankton and fish larvae when offshore. Travels in compact groups of hundreds of thousands of fish. Juveniles up to 13 cm caught with light tackle (Ref. 4887). Marketed fresh (Ref. 9626). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on small shrimps, benthic invertebrates, and forams when inshore, and zooplankton and fish larvae when offshore [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and Bermuda to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; throughout the Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Prefers clear oceanic waters around islands to neritic waters.  [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Open water/ substratum egg scatterers  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159646
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793). 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=159646 on 2014-09-30
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