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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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Retrieved 13 November Blue Runners are seen much less often than Bar Jacks because they tend to stay in open water. For further info about Caranx crysosyou can also look up this species under: I,Leptocardi, Ciclostomi, Selaci, pp.

Fauna Flora Golfo Napoli, Retrieved 14 April carannx Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. IV,Perciformi Mugiloidei, Percoideipp.

Fin colour also varies, with all fins ranging from to dusky or hyaline to olive green. Caraxn et al, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire,Descr. Mitchill, Caranx crysos Mitchill, Diagnosis: Complete Guide to Saltwater Fishing. The oldest known individual was 11 years old based on otolith rings.


The species was first scientifically described by the American ichthyologist Samuel L.

Intorno a Caranx fusus Geoffr. Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: A Puerto Rican study found the species supplements its fish dominated diet with crabs, shrimps caramx, copepods and other small crustaceans.

Marine Species Identification Portal : Blue runner – Caranx crysos

Artisanal fisheries in Santa Catarina Island have shown blue runner to be third most important and abundant species, making up 5. Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology.

Acta Scientiarum Cadanx Sciences. Caribbean Coral Reef Fishery Resources A second edition of The biology, ecology, exploitation, and management of Caribbean reef fishes: The upper jaw crysoa an irregular series of outer canines with an inner band of small, regularly spaced teeth, while the lower jaw contains a single band of small teeth.

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Larvae and xaranx live pelagicallyoften under sargassum mats or jellyfish until they move inshore. Van Winkle and Wiley. Please Consider Supporting this Site. The blue runner is distinguished from similar species by several morphological features, including the extent of the upper jawgill raker count and lateral line scale counts.

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Blue runner

Straight lateral line with scutes; chest completely scaled. They can grow to over 2 feet in length.

Histoire naturelle des Poissons, Paris-Strasbourg, 22 vol. Ricerche zoologiche nell’isola di Rodi Mar Egeo. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. International Game Fish Association. Young Caranx in the Western North Atlantic. 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.

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The species inhabits both inshore and offshore environments, predominantly over reefshowever it is known to congregate around large man made offshore structures such as oil platforms.

Zoology of New York, or the New York fauna.