Galapagos Species Checklist

Caranx sexfasciatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

Jurel voráz, jurel ojón, jurel voráz, jurel oral, Sixband jack, bigeye trevalle, Bigeye jack

Silver to silvery gray. Large eye. Forehead (nape) steep. Length: From 50 to 85 cm

Habitat: Open water

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Chordata

Class
Actinopterygii

Order
Perciformes

Suborder
Percoidei

Family
Carangidae

Genus
Caranx

Species
sexfasciatus

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Carangoides sexfasciatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) (subsequent combination), Carangus marginatus Gill, 1863, Carangus rhabdotus Jenkins, 1903, Caranx belengerii Cuvier, 1833, Caranx butuanensis Seale, 1910, Caranx elacate Jordan & Evermann, 1903, Caranx flavocoeruleus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844, Caranx forsteri Cuvier, 1833, Caranx fosteri Cuvier, 1833, Caranx marginatus (Gill, 1863), Caranx oshimai Wakiya, 1924, Caranx paraspistes Richardson, 1848, Caranx peronii Cuvier, 1833, Caranx sexfaciatus elacate (Jordan & Evermann, 1903), Caranx sexfaciatus marginatus (Gill, 1863), Caranx tapeinosoma Bleeker, 1856, Caranx thompsoni Seale, 1905, Caranx xanthopygus Cuvier, 1833, fide Appeltans et al. (2010)

Status

IUCN Red List Category: Not evaluated

Distribution

Distribution: Indo-Pacific; equatorial region of the eastern Pacific from Mazatlan, Mexico to Ecuador and Galapagos

References

  • Grove, J.S. Lavenberg, R.J. (1997) The Fishes of the Galapagos Islands. Stanford University Press, Stanford California. 862 pp.
  • Humann, P. Deloach, N. (2003) Reef Fish Identification - Galapagos. New World Publication, Inc. Florida USA & Libri Mundi, Quito, Ecuador, 226 pp.
  • Appeltans, W. Bouchet, P., Boxshall, G.A., Fauchald, K., Gordon, D.P., Hoeksema, B.W., Poore, G.C.B., van Soest, R.W.M., Stöhr, S., Walter, T.C., Costello, M.J. (eds.) (2010) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Available online at http://www.marinespecies.org.
  • McCosker, J.E. Rosenblatt, R.H. (2010) The fishes of the Galápagos Archipelago: an update. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sc., Ser. 4, vol. 61, Suppl. II, no. 11: 167-195.
  • Edgar, G.J. Fariña, J.M., Calvopiña, M., Martínez, C. & Banks, S. (2002) Comunidades submareales rocosas II: Peces y macroinvertebrados móviles. In: Danulat, E. & Edgar, G.J. (eds.) (2002): Reserva Marina de Galápagos. Línea Base de la Biodiversidad. Fundación Charles Darwin/Servicio Parque Nacional Galápagos, Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador, p. 68-97.
  • Banks, S. Vera, M. & Chiriboga, A. (2009) Establishing Reference Points to Assess Long-Term Change in Zooxanthellate Coral Communities of the Northern Galapagos Coral Reefs. J. Sci. Conserv. in the Galapagos Islands, p. 43-64.
  • Constant, P. (2007) Marine Life of the Galapagos. The Diver's guide to Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and marine Invertebrates, 307 pp.

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