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Caranx hippos Black Cavalli, Black-tailed Trevally, Blacktailed Trevally, Cabali, Cabalo, Carangue, Common Jack, Couvalli Jack, Crevalle, Crevalle Jack, Crevelle Jack, Green Jack, Horse Crevalle, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Kingfish, King Fish, Trevally, Yellow Cavalli

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lexID:
3472 
AphiaID:
126803 
Scientific:
Caranx hippos 
German:
Pferde-Stachelmakrele 
English:
Black Cavalli, Black-tailed Trevally, Blacktailed Trevally, Cabali, Cabalo, Carangue, Common Jack, Couvalli Jack, Crevalle, Crevalle Jack, Crevelle Jack, Green Jack, Horse Crevalle, Horse-eye Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jack, Kingfish, King Fish, Trevally, Yellow Cavalli 
Category:
Jacks and Pompanos 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Caranx (Genus) > hippos (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Benin, Gambia, Ghana, West Sahara, Suriname, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Canada , Columbia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, East-Atlantic Ocean, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South America, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, the Netherlands Antilles, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 350 Meter 
Size:
up to 29.53" (75 cm) 
Weight:
32 kg 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (9,6°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Predatory, Schrimps, Shrimps 
Tank:
21997.84 gal (~ 100000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 15:40:36 

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Caranx hippos, also known as crevalle jack is a migratory, coastal species that is distributed worldwide at subtropical and tropical latitudes. Except for the development and ecology of juveniles, little is known about their life history.

Larvae and early juveniles are pelagic; they are found, occasionally in association with jellyfish, in offshore waters. From April through November, juveniles and small adults inhabit estuaries that exhibit moderate to high salinities (Springer and Woodburn 1960). Occasionally, adults occur in estuaries, but they are more often found on the continental shelf.

Order: perch (Perciformes)
Suborder: True perches (Percoidei)
Family: jacks (Carangidae)
Genus: Caranx
Species: C. hippos

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