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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Due to its abundance, it may be one of the primary species in a fishery. Caribbean Coral Reef Fishery Resources A second edition of The biology, ecology, exploitation, and management of Caribbean reef fishes: Early development and larval distribution of the Carangid Fish Caranx crysos Mitchill. There are a total of 86 to 98 scales and scutes over the entire lateral line. Scientific synonyms and common names Caranx crysos Mitchill, Synonyms: Dactilopteroideipp. Analisis taxonomico y consideraciones filogeneticas sobre las especies cubanas del genero Caranx Teleostei, Perciformes, Carangidae.

Caranx crysos Mitchill, Ricerche zoologiche nell’isola di Rodi Mar Egeo. The oldest known individual was 11 years old based on otolith rings. Histoire naturelle des poissons de la France, Paris, I, 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.

Blue runner

A Review of the American Caranginae. The other clue that you are seeing a Blue Runner is that Bar Jack almost always swim with their dorsal fin erect, the Blue Runners almost always have theirs down, giving their top and bottom lines a straighter appearance.


Blue runner is also of high importance to recreational fisheries, with anglers often taking the species both for food and to use as bait. A Puerto Rican study found the species supplements its fish dominated diet with crabs, shrimpscopepods and other small crustaceans. Retrieved 14 April By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

American Journal of Tropical Health and Medicine. Please Consider Supporting this Site. The fishes of New York, described and arranged. The blue runner has a reputation as an excellent gamefish on light tackle, taking both fish baits, as well a variety of lures including hard-bodied bibbed lures, spoons, metal jigs and soft plastic jigs.

Fishes of the NE Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. You can continue searching for Caranx crysos on one of these Web sites:. The species was first scientifically described by the American ichthyologist Samuel L.

Blennioideipp. The blue runner is distributed across the Atlantic Ocean, ranging from Brazil to Canada in the western Atlantic and from Angola to Great Britain including the Mediterranean in the east Atlantic. Sur la presence d’un Ateleopidae Melanogloea veritralis Barnard, ?


Marine Species Identification Portal : Blue runner – Caranx crysos

Comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state borders. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology. Views Read Edit View history. Acta Scientiarum Biological Sciences. Caranx crysos species group: V,Perciformi Percoideipp. Caranx pisquetus Cuvier, in Cuv. University of Texas Press. There are 25 vertebrae present. Mediterranean common only in southern part. Fin colour also varies, with all fins ranging from to dusky or hyaline to olive green.

Brazilian Journal of Oceanography. Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries.

The species also has a dusky spot which may not be distinct on the upper operculum. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire,Descr.

Straight lateral line with scutes; chest completely scaled. Larvae and juveniles live pelagicallyoften under sargassum mats or jellyfish until they move inshore. Some authors have attributed this northward migration to rising sea surface temperaturespossibly the result of climate change.

caranc The upper jaw contains 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.