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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:
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Alepes vari (Cuvier, 1833)
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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.
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