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Carangoides plagiotaenia Barcheek trevally


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lexID:
4521 
Scientific:
Carangoides plagiotaenia 
German:
Wangenstreifen-Stachelmakrele 
English:
Barcheek trevally 
Category:
Jacks and Pompanos 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Carangoides (Genus) > plagiotaenia (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bleeker, 1857 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Egypt, Fiji, Guam, Gulf of Aden, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
11.81" - 19.69" (30cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-07 22:06:55 

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Bleeker, 1857

Distribution:
Indo-Pacific: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Seychelles; Ryukyu Islands, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Ponape [=Pohnpei], Fiji, Tonga and the Marshall Islands.

Found in shallow water along edges of steep outer reef and lagoon slopes. Found singly or in groups.

Distinct black bar on the edge of the preopercle, and nearly, scaled breast.

Synonymised taxa
Caranx brevicarinatus Klunzinger, 1871
Caranx compressus Day, 1871
Caranx plagiotaenia (Bleeker, 1857)
Caranx vomerinus Playfair, 1867

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