Taxon profile


Black Cavalla
Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)

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

Scientific synonyms

Carangus esculentus Girard, 1859
Carangus hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)
Caranx antilliarum Bennett, 1840
Caranx carangua Lacépède, 1801
Caranx carangus (Bloch, 1793)
Caranx defensor DeKay, 1842
Caranx erythrurus Lacépède, 1801
Caranx esculentus (Girard, 1859)
Caranx hippos caninus Günther, 1867
Caranx hippos hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)

Other names

= Black Cavalli
= Black-tailed Trevally
= Blacktailed Trevally
= Cabali
= Cabalo
= Common Jack
= Couvalli Jack
= Crevalle
= Crevalle Jack
= Crevelle Jack
= Green Jack
= Horse Crevalle
= Horse Mackeral
= Horse Mackerel
= Horse-eye Jack
= King Fish
= Kingfish
= Trevally

Least Concern


[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [71]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4964]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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