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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Comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state borders. Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries. The other clue that you are seeing a Blue Runner is that Bar Jack almost always swim with their dorsal fin erect, the Blue Caaranx almost always have theirs down, giving their top and bottom lines a straighter appearance.
A Review of the American Caranginae.
Mondo Sommerso, Milano, 9 vol: They can grow to over 2 feet in length. Bulletin of Marine Science. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. VI,Perciformi Trichiuroidei.
Marine Species Identification Portal : Blue runner – Caranx crysos
The caranc runner normally moves either in small schools or as solitary individuals,  although large aggregations of up to 10, individuals are known in unusual circumstances. For further info about Caranx crysosyou can also look up this species under: Fin colour also varies, with all fins ranging from to dusky or hyaline to olive green.
cfysos Shoulder girdle cleithrum margin smooth, without papillae. Gillrakers including rudiments upper, lower on first gill arch.
The oldest known individual was 11 years old based on otolith rings.
The blue runner’s colour varies from bluish green to olive green dorsally, becoming silvery grey to brassy below. Fauna Flora Golfo Napoli, Due to its abundance, it may be one of the primary species in a fishery. Juveniles often have 7 dark vertical bands on their body. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences. Several studies have shown the species congregates around floating buoy-like fish aggregating devices FADsboth in shallower waters, as well as in extremely deep m waters, indicating the species may move around pelagically.
Sud4 3A: Mitchill inbased on a specimen taken from the waters of New York BayUSA which was designated to be the holotype. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. For further info about Caranx crysosyou can also look up this species under:.
Retrieved from ” https: The species is also a light tackle gamefishtaking baits lures and flies, but is often used as bait itself being a mediocre table fish. Complete Guide to Saltwater Fishing. A Puerto Rican study found the species supplements its fish dominated diet with crysoss, shrimpscopepods and other small crustaceans.
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Blue Runner-Jack – Caranx crysos – Caribbean Fish Identification USVI
Early development and larval distribution of the Carangid Fish Caranx crysos Mitchill. Help keep this site advertisement free by making a donation through PayPal. Blennioideipp. Ricerche zoologiche nell’isola di Rodi Mar Egeo. 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.
There havw been suggestions that the blue runner may be conspecific with the eastern Pacific species Caranx caballus green jackalthough no specific studies have been undertaken to examine this relationship. Dactilopteroideipp. Fishes of the NE Atlantic and the Mediterranean.