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Caranx bucculentus Alleyne, &. Macleay, 1877
BLUESPOTTED TREVALLY
Blue-spotted Trevally; Wide-mouthed Trevally

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Species Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

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CAAB : 37337016 Taxon concept Caranx_bucculentus last modified 2013-02-06 11:56:44.976

Species Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877

Bluespotted Trevally , Blue-spotted Trevally, Wide-mouthed Trevally

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth Gulf, WA (22º05´S) to Bustard Bay, QLD (24º08´S) and possibly south to Moreton Bay; tropical, New Guinea.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine, pelagic.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [114]

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers . Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. [72]

Grant, E.M. 2002. Guide to Fishes . Redcliffe : EM Grant Pty Ltd 880 pp. [316]

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5 : 145–329 [186]

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20 : 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [127] (825)

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [161]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [161]

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia . Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. [166]

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1999. Family Carangidae. pp. 2659-2756 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790. [2710]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [43] (1019)

Yearsley, G.K., Last, P.R. & Ward, R.D. (eds) 1999. Australian Seafood Handbook . Hobart : CSIRO Marine Research 460 pp. [262]

 

Common Name References

Grant, E.M. 1975. Guide to Fishes . Brisbane : Queensland Government, Co-ordinator General’s Department 640 pp. [204] (Wide-mouthed Trevally)

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [161] (Blue-spotted Trevally)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Bluespotted Trevally )

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1999. Family Carangidae. pp. 2659-2756 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790. [2710] (FAO) ( Bluespotted Trevally )

Watts, C.H.S 2007. Revision of the Australian Pseudomicrocara Armstrong (Coleoptera: Scirtidae). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 131 (1): 1-82 [54-55, fig. 65] ( Bluespotted Trevally )

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
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30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Carangidae  
 Genus Caranx  
  Caranx bucculentus    Alleyne & Macleay, 1877 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: Lin & Shao(1999)
Character: D. VIII, I+18; A. II, I+15-16; P. i+18; G.R. 5-6+20-21; CLS. 40-50; SLS. 35-40 all scales; Vertebrate 10+14. Breast naked ventrally to distinctly behind origin of pelvic fin; laterally, naked area of breast extends diagonally to naked base of pectoral fin. Lateral line strongly curved, becoming straight below first dorsal fin. Pale olive green above, silvery white below; adults with small blue spots on upper half of body; large dark spot at upper end of opercle and conspicuous black spot at upper base of pectoral fins; fins pale yellow-green. 
Habitat: Common in prawn trawling grounds and is most abundant closer to the coast. Feeds predominantly on benthic prey consisting mainly of crustaceans and teleosts. Exhibits diel vertical migration, possibly following the movement of crustaceans along the water  
Distribution: Distributed in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the South China Sea. It is occasionally found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Food fish; marketed fresh, salted or dries. 
Name Code: 381525
  
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