Carangidae


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Carangidae

[kə′ran·jə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of perciform fishes in the suborder Percoidei, including jacks, scads, and pompanos.
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Jacks and pompanos of the family Carangidae are represented by 33 genera and approximately 140 species found in tropical and subtropical oceans around the world (Helfman et al.
Acropomatidae Synagrops bellus * 1 (45) Echeneidae Echeneis naucrates * Remora osteochir * 1 (26) Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselis * 2 (26-32) 18 (28-68) Coryphaena hippurus 99 (26-262) 22 (32-178) Carangidae Alectis ciliaris Caranx bartholomaei 3 (20-61) 1 Caranxcrysos 1646 (11-82) 91 (12-65) 96 (11-61) Caranx lugubris * 3 (21-29) Caranx ruber 57 (16-89) 2 (31-68) Caranx sp.
Among the 37 families, Carangidae had more than 10 species, Sciaenidae had seven species, Clupeidae, Engraulidae, and Leiognathidae each had four species, and Lutjanidae and Pomadasyidae each had two species.
Several families were well represented with numerous species or genera, including Ophichthidae (11 identified species), Sciaenidae (9 species), Carangidae (7 species), Myctophidae (6 genera), Paralichthyidae (5 genera), and Clupeidae (5 species).
The most speciose families are: Haemulidae (N = 19), Serranidae (N = 17), Sciaenidae (N = 17), and Carangidae (N = 16) (Torres-Orozco and Castro-Aguirre 1992; Galvan-Magana et al.
Jack (family) Carangidae Graysby Cephalopholis cruentata Tattler Serranus phoebe Squirrelfishes (family) Holocentridae Rainbow runner Elagatis bipinnulata Black margate Anisotremus surinamensis Bigeye scad Selar crumenophthalmus Bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus Red hind Epinephelus guttatus Grouper (genus) Mycteroperca Scorpionfish Scorpaena sp.
The following families had the highest number of species: Carangidae (5), Fundulidae (5), Sciaenidae (5), Engraulidae (3) and Sparidae (3), followed by the Clupeidae (2), Gobiidae (2), Mugilidae (2), Synodontidae (2) and Syngnathidae (2).
Number of Family Common name species Opistognathidae jawfishes 1 Priacanthidae bigeyes 2 Holocentridae squirrelfishes 1 Pomacanthidae angelfishes 5 Balistidae triggerfishes 3 Pomacentridae damselfishes 5 Labridae wrasses 7 Serranidae sea basses and groupers 23 Chaetodontidae butterflyfishes 3 Malacanthidae tilefishes 2 Sparidae porgies 6 Acanthuridae surgeonfishes 3 Haemulidae grunts 4 Lutjanidae snappers 7 Scaridae parrotfishes 4 Tetraodontidae puffers 2 Mullidae goatfishes 2 Muraenidae morays 2 Carangidae jacks 6 Sphyraenidae barracudas 1 Scombridae mackerels 1 Mean Mean Probability duration number of of being Family (s) individuals seen in video Opistognathidae 504 22 1.
Desarrollo larvario y clave de identificacion de algunas especies de la familia Carangidae del sur del Golfo de Mexico.
Fish belonging to Carangidae and his tribe clustered so that its size reaches 15 cm and 25 cm.