Caranx hippos   (Linnaeus,  1766) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Carangidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Carangus esculentus Girard, 1859
Carangus hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)
Caranx antilliarum Bennett, 1840
Caranx carangua Lacepede, 1801
Caranx carangus (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx defensor DeKay, 1842
Caranx erythrurus Lacepede, 1801
Caranx esculentus (Girard, 1859)
Caranx hippos hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)
Caranx hippos tropicus Nichols, 1920
Caranx hippus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Scomber carangus Bloch, 1793
Scomber hippos Linnaeus, 1766
Trachurus cordyla Gronow, 1854

Common Name (s)
• Cevalle Jack (English)
• Common Jack (English)
• Crevalle (English)
• Crevalle Jack (English)
• Jack (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

Page last updated on:2011-06-07

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