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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833 
AphiaID: 218419

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 editorCaranx (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx melampygus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx Lacepède, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarangichthys melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarangus melampygus (Cuvier, 1833)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx medusicola Jordan & Starks, 1895
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx melampyges Cuvier, 1833 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx stellatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaranx valenciennei Castelnau, 1873
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarynx melampygus (Cuvier, 1833) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluefin trevally  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjurel aleta azul  [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]
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]
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [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 editorCaligus coryphaenae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus robustus Bassett-Smith, 1898 (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 rotundigenitalis Yü, 1933 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapetalus longipennatus Rangnekar, 1956 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParechetus constrictus Kirtisinghe, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernanthropus giganteus Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus confusus Pillai, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentigryps ulua Lewis A.G., 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapetalus parapetalopsis (Hameed & Pillai, 1973) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (45 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (79 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 (24 nucleotides; 57 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218419
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Caranx melampygus 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=218419 on 2014-11-26
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