Selar crumenopthalmus   (Bloch,  1793) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Carangidae

Description
Max. size: To about 35 cm


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Bigeye Scad (English)
• Big Eyed Scad (English)
• Karba Bangda
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries, gamefish. Marketed fresh or frozen, dried and salted)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Coastal
Prey:  Zoobenthos, detritus, nekton, zooplankton, benthic crustaceans, finfish, mollusks, other benthic invertebrates, other planktonic invertebrates, planktonic crustaceans, worms, crabs, shrimps, stomatopods, squids, bony fish, gastropods, euphausiids
Predator:  Coryphaena hippurus, Thunnus albacares, Bothus lunatus, Tetrapterus audax, Anous stolidus, Sterna fuscata, Lobotes surinamensis, Lutjanus monostigma, Scomberomorus regalis, Trichiurus lepturus, Xiphias gladius, Caranx melampygus, Makaira mazara

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Kongprom, A; Khemakorn, P; Monton, E and Supongpan, M Status of demersal fishery resources in the Gulf of Thailand Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Tun, MT (2001) Marine fishes of Myanmar (pelagic and demersal) U Than Tun, Director-General, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Myanmar 276 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Ramani, K; Ammini, PL; Srinivasan, J; Najeemudeen, SH; Beena, MR; George, KP; Seynudeen, MB; Subbaraman, G; Anandan, K; Khambadkar, LL; Augustine, SK; Pugazhendi, D; Rudhramurthy, N; Subramani, S; Seetharaman, S; Batcha, HK and Sankaralingam, S (2010) An overview of marine fisheries in India during 2007 Marine Fisheries Information Service CMFRI, Kochi 203 1-14 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Shameem, A and Dutt, S (1986) Fishes of the family carangidae from Visakhaptnam: List if species and new records from the Indian seas Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 28(1&2) 159-162 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Varghese, M; Manisseri, MK; Ramamurthy, N; Geetha, PM; Thomas, VJ and Gandhi, A (2011) Coral reef fishes of Gulf of Mannar, S.E of India Fishing Chimes CMFRI 31(1) 38-40 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Dholakia, AD (2004) Marine resources Fisheries and aquatic resources of India Daya publishing house 271-303 Available at - NIO, Goa

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