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Sarda sarda


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lexID:
4711 
Scientific:
Sarda sarda 
German:
Atlantischer Bonito 
English:
Atlantic bonito 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Scombridae (Family) > Sarda (Genus) > sarda (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1793 
Occurrence:
Togo, Uruguay, Columbia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Nigeria, Straße von Gibralta, Portugal, Equatorial Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Congo, Cameroon, Venezuela, Sierra Leone, Benin, the Canary Islands, Madeira, Senegal, Angola, Argentina, Atlantico orientale, Azzorre, Brasile, Canada , Capo Verde, Coste Europee, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Isole Britanniche, Mar Nero, Mediterraneo, Scandinavia, Spagna, Sudafrica, Sudamerica, USA 
Size:
50 cm - 91.4 cm 
Temperature:
12°C - 27°C 
Food:
Carangidi, Piccoli pesci, Seppie 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-10-10 18:42:04 

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This is a general hint!
Sarda sarda has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Sarda sarda in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Sarda sarda. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

(Bloch, 1793)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Oslo, Norway to Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Also known from the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Florida, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico; then from Colombia, Venezuela, and south of the Amazon River to northern Argentina; apparently absent from most of the Caribbean Sea.

Biology:
Epipelagic, neritic and schooling species that may enter estuaries. Known to be cannibalistic, adults prey on small schooling fishes, invertebrates like squid and shrimps and can swallow relatively large prey.
Eggs and larvae pelagic.
Utilized fresh, dried or salted, smoked, canned and frozen.
Able to adapt to different temperatures 12° to 27°C and salinities 14 to 39.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning.

Synonymised taxa
Palamita sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Pelamis sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Pelamys sarda (Bloch, 1793)
Sarda mediterranea (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Sarda pelamis (Brünnich, 1768)
Scomber mediterraneus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Scomber palamitus Rafinesque, 1810
Scomber ponticus Pallas, 1814
Scomber sarda Bloch, 1793
Thynnus brachypterus Cuvier, 1829
Thynnus sardus (Bloch, 1793)

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