Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Riff-Fische-des-Korallendreiecks Tropic Marin Coral Clean Korallen-Zucht Fauna Marin GmbH

Translation in process
We're updating the page. There might be some translation errors. Sorry about that ;-)

Alepes vari Herring scad


Profile

lexID:
9718 
AphiaID:
218383 
Scientific:
Alepes vari 
German:
Makrele 
English:
Herring Scad 
Category:
Jacks and Pompanos 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Carangidae (Family) > Alepes (Genus) > vari (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1833 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Kuwait, Djibouti, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, (the) Maldives, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Corea, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Size:
11.81" - 22.05" (30cm - 56cm) 
Temperature:
- 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Schrimps, Zooplankton 
Tank:
4399.57 gal (~ 20000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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.
For more Infos click to the Link to Fishbase.

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) >


Pictures

Commonly

1
1
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all

Discussion

Last comment in the discussion about Alepes vari

Last comment in the discussion about Alepes vari