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Selar crumenophthalmus Selar crumenophthalmus (Big-eyed Scad, Big-eye Scad, Bigeye Scad, Big Eye Scad, Bigeye Scad Atulai, Chicharro, Goggle-eye, Goggle-eyed Scad, Goggler, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Jackfish, Purse-eyed Scad, Purse-eye Scad, Scad, Silver Scad, Steenbrass

Selar crumenophthalmusis commonly referred to as Selar crumenophthalmus (Big-eyed Scad, Big-eye Scad, Bigeye Scad, Big Eye Scad, Bigeye Scad Atulai, Chicharro, Goggle-eye, Goggle-eyed Scad, Goggler, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Jackfish, Purse-eyed Scad, Purse-eye Scad, Scad, Silver Scad, Steenbrass. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4894 
AphiaID:
159646 
Scientific:
Selar crumenophthalmus 
German:
Grossaugen-Heringsmakrele 
English:
Selar Crumenophthalmus (Big-eyed Scad, Big-eye Scad, Bigeye Scad, Big Eye Scad, Bigeye Scad Atulai, Chicharro, Goggle-eye, Goggle-eyed Scad, Goggler, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Jackfish, Purse-eyed Scad, Purse-eye Scad, Scad, Silver Scad, Steenbrass 
Category:
Jacks and Pompanos 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Selar (Genus) > crumenophthalmus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1793 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Suriname, Ghana, Sudan, Benin, (the) Maldives, Angola, Australia, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada , China, Circumtropic, Columbia, Comores, Corea, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Africa, East-Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Rapa, Réunion , Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Ivory Coast, the Seychelles, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 70 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Schrimps, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-18 22:49:31 

Info

(Bloch, 1793)

Distribution:
Circumtropical.
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Rapa, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to New Caledonia.
Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.
Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and Bermuda through the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean to to São Paulo, Brazil.
Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde to southern Angola.

Biology:
Prefers clear oceanic waters around islands to neritic waters.
Occasionally in turbid waters. Mainly nocturnal. Feeds on small shrimps, benthic invertebrates, and forams when inshore, and zooplankton and fish larvae when offshore.
Travels in compact groups of hundreds of thousands of fish.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

Synonymised taxa:
Caranx blochii Cuvier, 1833
Caranx crumenophtalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx daubentonii Lacepède, 1801
Caranx macrophthalmus Rüppell, 1830
Caranx mauritianus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Caranx plumieri (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx torvus Jenyns, 1841
Scomber balantiophthalmus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scomber crumenophthalmus Bloch, 1793
Scomber plumieri Bloch, 1793
Selar crumenophtalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Selar crumenopthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Trachiurops crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Trachurops brachychirus Gill, 1862
Trachurops crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)
Trachurops crumenophthalmus crockeri Nichols, 1935
Trachurus crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Carangidae (Family) > Selar (Genus) > Selar crumenophthalmus (Species)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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