Shark Bay, WA (25º21´S) to Hervey Bay, QLD (24º52´S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific (east to Samoa).
Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)
D. VIII, I+20-21; A. II, I+17; P. i+18; G.R. 7-9+16-19; CLS. 63-70; SLS. 8-14 scales, 21-27 scutes; vertebrate 10+14. Head profile extremely steep with a distinct break in the interorbital region. Snout blunt, equal to eye diameter in young or smaller in large. Breast naked ventrally to behind origin of pelvic fins; laterally, naked area of breast extends diagonally to naked base of pectoral fin. Middle rays of dorsal and anal fins elongated in adult males. Greenish blue above with dusky tinge, shading to silvery grey below; blackish blotch on upper margin of opercle; spinous dorsal fin, elongated dorsal-fin rays and edges of caudal fin blackish; filamentous lobe of anal fin either blackish or pale brownish, elongated rays always pale brownish; pelvic fins generally black in specimens smaller than 10 cm fork length, at larger than 15 cm fork length pelvic fins variable in colour from pale to dusky blackish.
Inhabits coastal waters of the continental shelf. Feeds mainly on small prey, including shrimps.
Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific. It can be widely found in Taiwan but mainly in the southern part.
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
(Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
French, carangue, the name of a Caribbean fish; 1836 (Ref.
. More on author:
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 40 m (Ref.
Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley
, 1989. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 7. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 665 p. (Ref.
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 23.7 - 29, mean 27.9 (based on 1044 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02951 (0.01862 - 0.04676), b=2.92 (2.79 - 3.05), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 4.0 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .
Price category (Ref.
Luna, Susan M.
Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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