Caranx papuensis Papuan Trevally, Tea-leaf Trevally, Brassy Trevally
Caranx papuensisis commonly referred to as Papuan Trevally, Tea-leaf Trevally, Brassy Trevally. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
- Caranx papuensis
- Papuan Trevally, Tea-leaf Trevally, Brassy Trevally
- Jacks and Pompanos
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > papuensis (Species)
- Initial determination:
- Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877
- American Samoa, Austral Islands, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Caroline Island, China, Comores, Corea, Eastern Indian Ocean, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Samoa, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Nicobar Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Zanzibar
- Sea depth:
- 1 - 2135 Meter
- 21.65" - 31.5" (55cm - 80cm)
- 6,4 kg
- 76.1 °F - 83.84 °F (24.5°C - 28.8°C)
- Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Nekton, Predatory, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton
- Not suitable for home aquaria!
- Not available as offspring
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Least concern (LC)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2020-03-17 21:40:13
- 2020-03-18 14:27:27
This species is widespread and common throughout the Indo-Western Pacific and feeds mainly on fish
Caranx papuensis inhabits lagoons and seaward reefs that occasionally flow into rivers, but is rarely caught in coastal areas.
Juvenile mackerels are regularly found in estuaries.
In the sea, this fast predator is found solitary or in schools.
Caranx celetus (Smith, 1968)
Caranx regularis (Garman, 1903)
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