WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833

218419 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218419)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An occasionally schooling species which is...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An occasionally schooling species which is common in clear lagoons and seaward reefs. Feeds on fish (Ref. 5213). According to some authors, this species may invade shallow reefs at night to feed (Ref. 9283). Often toxic when it reaches a length of more than 50 cm (Ref. 4795). Marketed fresh and dried/salted (Ref. 9283). [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Caranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218419 on 2017-11-22

Date
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx medusicola Jordan & Starks, 1895) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx valenciennei Castelnau, 1873) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarangichthys melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarangus melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx melampyges Cuvier, 1833) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarynx melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx stellatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx stellatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850) MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Tang Y.W. (1975) Sea Life Around Hong Kong v.6. Hong Kong Fish Marketing Organization, Hong Kong. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An occasionally schooling species which is common in clear lagoons and seaward reefs. Feeds on fish (Ref. 5213). According to some authors, this species may invade shallow reefs at night to feed (Ref. 9283). Often toxic when it reaches a length of more than 50 cm (Ref. 4795). Marketed fresh and dried/salted (Ref. 9283). [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulbodacnitis bulbosa Lane, 1916 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus confusus Pillai, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus coryphaenae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus laticaudus Shiino, 1960 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus longipedis Bassett-Smith, 1898 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus platurus Kirtisinghe, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus robustus Bassett-Smith, 1898 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rotundigenitalis Yü, 1933 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCemocotylella elongata (Meserve, 1938) Price, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucullanus bulbosus (Lane, 1916) Barreto, 1918 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentigryps ulua Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus giganteus Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapetalus longipennatus Rangnekar, 1956 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapetalus parapetalopsis (Hameed & Pillai, 1973) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParechetus constrictus Kirtisinghe, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluefin trevally  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorカスミアジ  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjurel aleta azul  [details]