Taxon profile


Black Jack
Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Carangidae - jacks, amberjacks, pompanos »  genus Caranx

Scientific synonyms

Carangoides crysos (Mitchill, 1815)
Caranx fusus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817
Caranx pisquetus Cuvier, 1833
Paratractus crysos (Mitchill, 1815)
Scomber chrysos (Mitchill, 1815)
Scomber crysos Mitchill, 1815
Trachurus squamosus Gronow, 1854

Other names

= Blue Runner
= Bluestripe Jack
= Boca Abou
= Crevalle
= Golden Jack
= Green Jack
= Hardnose
= Hardtail
= Hardtailed Jack
= Horse Mackerel
= Mackerel
= Runner
= White Back Cavalli
= Yara Yag
= Yaru Boca Abau
= Yellow Mackerel

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4961]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Caranx crysos (Mitchill, 1815)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1933]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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