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Alepes vari


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lexID:
9718 
Scientific:
Alepes vari 
German:
Makrele 
English:
Herring scad 
Category:
Carangidi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Alepes (Genus) > vari (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1833 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Iran, Eritrea, Vietnam, Somalia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Yemen, Kuwait, Irak, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cina, Corea, Egitto, Filippine, Giappone, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Maldive, Malesia, Nuova Caledonia, Nuova Guinea, Pacifico occidentale, Papua Nuova Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tailandia, Taiwan 
Size:
30 cm - 56 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Piccoli pesci, Polpa di gambero, zooplancton 
Tank:
~ 20000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-05-18 09:24:29 

Husbandry

Alepes vari (Cuvier, 1833)
Herring scad

Many Thank to Keith Wilson for the Picture.

Adults are common in shallow coastal waters where it often swims near the surface. They form dense schools on clear inner reefs, swimming high above substrate. They feed chiefly on shrimps, copepods, decapods and small fishes.
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Synonymised names
Alepes glabra Fowler, 1904
Alepes macrurus (Bleeker, 1851)
Caranx macrurus (Bleeker, 1851)
Caranx vari Cuvier, 1833
Selar macrurus Bleeker, 1851


Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Carangidae (Family) > Alepes (Genus) >


External links

  1. Fishbase (multi)
  2. WoRMS

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