WoRMS taxon details

Caranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

218404  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218404)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Occurs at temperatures ranging from 26° to 29°C. Inhabits deep lagoons channels, seaward reef waters, and occasionally...  
Description Occurs at temperatures ranging from 26° to 29°C. Inhabits deep lagoons channels, seaward reef waters, and occasionally enters rivers. Juveniles in estuaries. Remains in slow-moving schools in the passes or outside the reef during the day, then leaves the schools and feeds individually at night (Ref. 4795) on small fishes and crustaceans. Rarely netted. Marketed fresh, dried/salted (Ref. 9283) and frozen (Ref. 9987). Consumed broiled and baked (Ref. 9987). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Caranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218404 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-12 08:24:17Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Occurs at temperatures ranging from 26° to 29°C. Inhabits deep lagoons channels, seaward reef waters, and occasionally enters rivers. Juveniles in estuaries. Remains in slow-moving schools in the passes or outside the reef during the day, then leaves the schools and feeds individually at night (Ref. 4795) on small fishes and crustaceans. Rarely netted. Marketed fresh, dried/salted (Ref. 9283) and frozen (Ref. 9987). Consumed broiled and baked (Ref. 9987). [details]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. Known as C. marginatus Gill In tropical eastern Pacific in Randall <307>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bigeye trevally  [details]
Japanese ギンガメアジ  [details]
Spanish jurel voraz  [details]
Caranx sexfaciatus
 Caranx sexfaciatus
[image from synonym]