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Alectis ciliaris African pompano


Alectis ciliaris 
African pompano 
Jacks and Pompanos 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Alectis (Genus) > ciliaris (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bloch, 1787 
El Salvador, Suriname, Djibouti, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Benin, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Barbados, Sudan, Hong Kong, Gambia, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Angola, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Columbia, Comores, Congo, Cook Islands, Coral sea, Corea, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Netherlands Antilles, the Seychelles, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam 
up to 59.06" (150 cm) 
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Carrion, Crabs, Crustaceans, Detritus, Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae, Invertebrates, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia 
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
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Last edit:
2018-03-17 02:49:10 


(Bloch, 1787)

Alectes ciliaris (Bloch, 1787)
Alectis breviventralis Wakiya, 1924
Alectis cilaris (Bloch, 1787)
Alectis cilliaris Bloch, 1787
Alectis crinitus (Mitchill, 1826)
Alectis indica (Cuvier, 1833)
Alectis temmincki Wakiya, 1924
Blepharichthys crinitus (Mitchill, 1826)
Blepharis ciliaris (Bloch, 1787)
Blepharis crinitus (Mitchill, 1826)
Blepharis fasciatus Rüppell, 1830
Blepharis indicus Cuvier, 1833
Blepharis major Cuvier, 1833
Blepharis sutor Cuvier, 1833
Carangoides ajax Snyder, 1904
Gallus virescens Lacepède, 1802
Hynnis cubensis Poey, 1860
Hynnis hopkinsi Jordan & Starks, 1895
Scyris analis Poey, 1868
Zeus ciliaris Bloch, 1787
Zeus crinitus Mitchill, 1826
Zeus gallus Linnaeus, 1758





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AndreLuty am 18.10.16#3
Hallo Andi,

bin über Internet drin. Das habe ich gerade bei den Makrelen rauskopiert, da erscheinen dann die Plotosidae (Korallenwelse) in der Auflistung unter Systematik.

Markelen und Thunfische (Scombridae) sind Raubfische und kommen weltweit in allen gemässigten tropischen, aber auch suptropischen Ozeanen vor.
Aus aquaristischer Sicht sind sie eher uninteressant, schon alleine wegen der Größe, die sich von ca. 20 Zentimetern bis fast 5 Meter bewegen kann.
Also gänzlich ungeeignet für die Heimaquaristik.
Man sollte sie vornehmlich nur in Großaquarien von Zoos zu Gesicht bekommen.

Sie sind allerdings von wichtiger Bedeutung für die Fischerei.

Stachelflosser (Acanthopterygii)
Barschverwandte (Percomorpha)
Ordnung: Barschartige (Perciformes)
Unterordnung: Makrelenartige (Scombroidei)
Familie: Makrelen und Thunfische
Wissenschaftlicher Name
Rafinesque, 1815

Familie Plotosidae (Korallenwelse) Bleeker, 1858

Gattung Anodontiglanis
Anodontiglanis dahli Rendahl, 1922
Gattung Cnidoglanis
Cnidoglanis macrocephalus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Gattung Euristhmus Ogilby, 1899
Euristhmus lepturus (Günther, 1864)
Euristhmus microceps (Richardson, 1845)
Euristhmus nudiceps (Günther, 1880)
Gattung Neosiluroides Allen & Feinberg, 1998
Neosiluroides cooperensis Allen & Feinberg, 1998
Gattung Neosilurus Steindachner, 1867
Neosilurus ater (Perugia, 1894)
Neosilurus brevidorsalis (Günther, 1867)
Neosilurus coatesi (Allen, 1985)
Neosilurus equinus (Weber, 1913)
Neosilurus gjellerupi (Weber, 1913)
Neosilurus gloveri Allen & Feinberg, 1998
Neosilurus hyrtlii Steindachner, 1867
Neosilurus idenburgi (Nichols, 1940)
Neosilurus mollespiculum Allen & Feinberg, 1998
Neosilurus novaeguineae (Weber, 1907)
Neosilurus pseudospinosus Allen & Feinberg, 1998
Gattung Oloplotosus Weber, 1913
Oloplotosus luteus Gomon & Roberts, 1978
Oloplotosus mariae Weber, 1913
Oloplotosus torobo Allen, 1985
Gattung Paraplotosus Bleeker, 1863
Paraplotosus albilabris (Valenciennes, 1840)
Paraplotosus butleri Allen, 1998
Paraplotosus muelleri (Klunzinger, 1880)
Gattung Plotosus La Cepède, 1803
Plotosus canius Hamilton, 1822
Plotosus fisadoha Ng & Sparks, 2002
Plotosus limbatus Valenciennes, 1840
Gestreifter Korallenwels (Plotosus lineatus) (Thunberg, 1787)
Plotosus nkunga Gomon & Taylor, 1982
Plotosus papuensis Weber, 1910
Gattung Porochilus Weber, 1913
Porochilus argenteus (Zietz, 1896)
Porochilus meraukensis (Weber, 1913)
Porochilus obbesi Weber, 1913
Porochilus rendahli (Whitley, 1928)
Gattung Tandanus Mitchell, 1838
Tandanus bostocki Whitley, 1944
Tauwels (Tandanus tandanus) (Mitchell, 1838)

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