Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Caranx crysos – Blue runner. Kingdom: Animalia. Taxonomic Rank: Species. Synonym(s): Caranx fusus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Common Name(s): blue runner [English]. The Blue Runner, Caranx crysos. Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Marine.

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Crjsos colour also varies, with all cryos ranging from to dusky or hyaline to olive green. Fish living offshore feed nearly exclusively on zooplankton. Caranx itself is part of the larger jack and horse mackerel family Carangidaea group of percoid fishes in the order Perciformes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The blue runner’s colour varies from bluish green to olive green dorsally, becoming silvery grey to brassy below.

For further info about Caranx crysosyou can also look up this species under: Straight lateral line with scutes; chest completely scaled.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Caranx crysos (Mitchill, )

The blue runner is a schooling, predatory fish, predominantly taking fish in inshore environments, as well as various crustaceans and other invertebrates. Retrieved from ” https: Scale and scute development of the Carangid fish Caranx chrysos Mitch. The other clue that you are seeing a Blue Runner is that Bar Jack almost always swim with their dorsal fin erect, the Blue Runners almost always have theirs down, giving their top and bottom lines a straighter appearance.

Thomas, United States Virgin Islands”. Carangidae based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences using parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian approaches”. The blue runner reaches sexual maturity caraxn slightly different lengths throughout its range, with all such studies occurring in the west Atlantic. Acta Scientiarum Biological Sciences. Images Caranx crysos map. Gillrakers including rudiments upper, lower on first gill arch.


Blue runner

Fishes of the NE Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Mitchill, Caranx crysos Mitchill, Diagnosis: Studies in Tropical Oceanography. Boletin del Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia. Retrieved 22 May Artisanal fisheries in Santa Catarina Island have shown blue runner to be third most important and abundant species, making up 5. There has been some suggestion that the eastern Pacific species Caranx caballusthe green jackmay be conspecific with C.

The straight section contains 0 to 7 scales followed by 46 to 56 very strong scuteswith bilateral keels present on the caudal peduncle.

The fishes of New York, described and arranged. A Puerto Rican study found the species supplements its fish dominated diet with crabs, shrimpscopepods and other small crustaceans. Zoology of Cryeos York, or the New York fauna. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Peak spawning cgysos in the Gulf of Mexico occurs from June to August, with a secondary peak in spawning during October in northwest Florida.

The blue runner is distributed across the Atlantic Ocean, ranging from Brazil to Canada in the western Atlantic and from Angola to Great Britain including the Mediterranean in the east Atlantic. Mediterranean common only in southern part. Due to its abundance, it may be one of the primary species in a fishery.

Atlante dei pesci delle Coste italiane. There are 25 vertebrae present. The blue runner is extensively distributed throughout the tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic Ocean, ranging widely along both the eastern American coastline and the western African and European coastlines.

The blue runner is a fast-swimming predator which primarily takes small benthic fishes as prey in inshore waters. A Review of the American Caranginae. Upper jaw with an irregular series of moderate canines flanked by an inner band; teeth in lower jaw essentially in a single row.


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Caranx crysos species group: The oldest known individual was 11 years old based on otolith rings. Studies around these platforms has found blue runner feed with equal intensity during both day and night, with larger prey such as fish taken preferentially at night, with crysow crustaceans taken during the day.

VI,Perciformi Trichiuroidei. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology. Juveniles tend to inhabit shallower reef and lagoon waters, before moving to deeper waters as adults.

The species has many common nameswith carans most common being ‘blue runner’. Histoire naturelle des poissons de la France, Paris, I, The anal fin consists of 2 anteriorly caarnx spines followed by 1 spine and caeanx to 21 soft rays.

Monografia dei Carangini viventi nel Mediterraneo Pisces, Perciformes. Blue runner are easily attracted to any large underwater or floating device, either natural or man made. Caranx pisquetus Cuvier, in Cuv. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic.

I,Leptocardi, Ciclostomi, Selaci, pp. Mitchill inbased on a specimen taken from the waters of New York BayUSA which was designated to be the holotype. Also as you see in the pictures, they have an elongated spot behind their gill covers that looks like white dash lines with a black line in-between.

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