WoRMS taxon details

Caranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833

218419  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218419)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1833). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome neuvième. Suite du livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 9: i-xxix + 3 pp. + 1-512, Pls. 246-279. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-198, 330-359, 372-427; Valenciennes the balance. i-xxiv + 1-379 in Strasbourg edition. Pp. 429-512 contains additions and corrections for vols. 2 through 5.]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4427517 [details]   
Description An occasionally schooling species which is common in clear lagoons and seaward reefs. Feeds on fish (Ref. 5213). According...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Caranx melampygus Cuvier, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218419 on 2024-02-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. (1833). Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome neuvième. Suite du livre neuvième. Des Scombéroïdes. v. 9: i-xxix + 3 pp. + 1-512, Pls. 246-279. [Cuvier authored pp. 1-198, 330-359, 372-427; Valenciennes the balance. i-xxiv + 1-379 in Strasbourg edition. Pp. 429-512 contains additions and corrections for vols. 2 through 5.]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4427517 [details]   

original description  (of Caranx valenciennei Castelnau, 1873) Castelnau, F. L. (1873). Contribution to the ichthyology of Australia. Nos. III thru IX [with subtitles, indexed as one work]. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria, Melbourne.</em> 2: 37-158. [Also as part of a separate, Melbourne, 1872.].
page(s): 102 [details]   

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

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description 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]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LanguageName 
English bluefin trevally  [details]
Japanese カスミアジ  [details]
Spanish jurel aleta azul  [details]