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Caranx hippos

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lexID:
3472 
AphiaID:
126803 
Scientific:
Caranx hippos 
German:
Pferde-Stachelmakrele 
English:
Black Cavalli, Black-tailed Trevally, Blacktailed Trevally, Cabali, Cabalo, Carangue, Common Jack, Couvalli Jack, Crevalle, Crevalle Jack, Crevelle Jack, Green Jack, Horse Crevalle, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Kingfish, King Fish, Trevally, Yellow Cavalli 
Category:
Makrillfiskar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > hippos (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Togo, the Ivory Coast, Venezuela, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Uruguay, Ghana, Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone, French Guiana, West Sahara, Jamaica, Columbia, the Netherlands Antilles, São Tomé e Principé, Suriname, The Gulf of Guinea, Haiti, Panama, Benin, Costa Rica, Gambia, Guatemala, Cameroon, Congo, Nigeria, Senegal, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Brittiska Jungfruöarna, Caymanöarna, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Isole Turks e Caicos, Kanada, Kap Verde, Karibien, Medelhavet, Mexicanska golfen, Nicaragua, Östra Atlanten, St Vincent och Grenadinerna, St. Helena, Sydamerika , Trinidad och Tobago, USA, Västra Atlanten, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
1 - 350 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 75cm 
Weight:
32 kg 
Temperature:
9,6°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Räkfoder, Räkor, ryggradslösa djur, Småfisk 
Tank:
~ 100000 Liter 
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
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 15:40:36 

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Caranx hippos, also known as crevalle jack is a migratory, coastal species that is distributed worldwide at subtropical and tropical latitudes. Except for the development and ecology of juveniles, little is known about their life history.

Larvae and early juveniles are pelagic; they are found, occasionally in association with jellyfish, in offshore waters. From April through November, juveniles and small adults inhabit estuaries that exhibit moderate to high salinities (Springer and Woodburn 1960). Occasionally, adults occur in estuaries, but they are more often found on the continental shelf.

Order: perch (Perciformes)
Suborder: True perches (Percoidei)
Family: jacks (Carangidae)
Genus: Caranx
Species: C. hippos

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