Caranx hippos. This large fish is wonderfully abundant in the Atlantic Ocean, and popular resource for both commercial and sports fishers alike. Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Caranx hippos – Crevalle jack. (ofScomber hippos Linnaeus, ) Linnaeus C. (). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum.

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Caranx hippos

DMSP is a naturally occurring chemical produced by marine algae and, to a lesser extent, corals and their symbiotic zooxanthellae. Inshore Salt Water Fishing: The crevalle jack’s colour ranges from brassy green to blue or bluish-black dorsally, becoming silvery white or golden ventrally. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. I-XXX; Segunda parte, The species’ northernmost record in the eastern Atlantic comes from Portugalwith the species also known to inhabit many of the northeastern Atlantic islands, including Cape VerdeMadeira Islandand the Canary Islands.

Marine Species Identification Portal : Crevalle jack – Caranx hippos

In Trinidad, recreational fishermen also may sell their catch, which adds to the overall quantity of fish sold. This serves to blend in with the water from hiplos predator searching from above, and to blend with the sunlight from a predator hunting from below. V,Perciformi Percoideipp.

Caranx hippos Linnaeus The widely variable diet of the species throughout its life stages led authors in the s and s to conclude the species was indiscriminate in its feeding habits, eating whatever was locally available.


The crevalle jack lives in both inshore and offshore habitats, with larger adults preferring deeper waters than juveniles. Copepods are also common parasites to the crevalle jack including Anuretes heckelii found on the wall of branchial cavities, Caligus chorinemi and Caligus coryphaenae are both parasitic on the body surface as well as in the branchial cavities, and Lernaeenicus longiventris which is parasitic in the flesh of the fish.

Upper jaw with an irregular series of strong to moderate caninesflanked by an inner band; teeth in lower jaw essentially in a single row. Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous Ref. Atlante dei pesci delle Coste italiane. On Caranx hippos Linnaeus from Ecuador.

Retrieved from ” https: The crevalle jack is distributed across the tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic Oceanranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to Uruguay in the west Atlantic and Portugal to Angola in the east Atlantic, including the Mediterranean Sea. This patch is apparent by the time the fish reaches a fork length of 0. The larval and juvenile growth has been extensively studied, with the oldest known individual 17 years of age.

The chest is scaleless except for a small patch hipos scales in front of the pelvic fins. There have been some reports of ciguatera poisoning associated with this jack. There are also often mentions hippox the species erroneously having circumtropical and Indian Ocean faranx, with these records probably attributable to similar Indo-Pacific species, namely the blacktip trevally and giant trevally.

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This poisoning, although it is usually self-limiting, can affect humans in many ways. Often grunts or croaks are heard when caught.


The eggs of the crevalle jack are between. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: It was described and named in by the famed Swedish taxonomist Carl Linnaeusbased on the holotype specimen taken off the coast of the Carolinas, United States.

The crevalle jack caramx classified within the genus Caranxone of a number of groups known as the jacks or trevallies. These teeth, in combination with the air bladder, are responsible for the croaking noise it makes when it is caught. An account of the fishes of the states of Central America, based on collections made by Capt. Although these names are no longer valid, these included Scomber carangus BlochCaranx carangus BlochCaranx carangua LacepedeCaranx erythrurus LacepedeCaranx antilliarum BennettCaranx defensor DeKayTrachurus cordyla GronowCaranx esculentus GirardCaranx hippos caninus Guntherand Caranx hippos tropicus Nichols This large fish is wonderfully abundant in the Atlantic Ocean, and popular resource for both commercial and sports caranc alike.

The fish rasp hppos upper and lower teeth together, this combined with air bladder resonance, are the factors contributing to the sound. Scientific synonyms and common names Caranx hippos Linnaeus, Synonyms: Notes on Carangin fishes