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Alepes djedaba  (Forsskål, 1775)

Shrimp scad
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Philippines country information

Common names: Duhao, Even-bellied crevalle, Inggatan
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: commercial | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Museum: Taytay fish market, FRLM 12077.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Kimura, S., 1995
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Common names from other countries

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11228); common length : 25.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3397); max. published weight: 124.00 g (Ref. 4883)

Length at first maturity
Lm 18.9  range ? - ? cm

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; amphidromous (Ref. 51243)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 46°N - 37°S, 19°E - 138°W

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (Ref. 12484) to the Hawaiian Islands, north to Japan, south to Australia. Immigrant to the eastern Mediterranean through the Suez Canal, wetward to Malta (Ref. 33971).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22-25; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 18 - 20.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults form large schools near inshore reefs (Ref. 30573). Feed on shrimps, copepods, decapod larvae and other crustacean larvae and small fish (Ref. 5213, 90102). Eggs are pelagic (Ref. 4233). Often caught by ski-boat anglers in southern Africa (Ref. 12484).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes

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Internet sources

Alien/Invasive Species database | BHL | BOLDSystems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO(fisheries: production; publication : search) | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record | Fishtrace

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5312 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.3   ±0.47 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.6)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (25 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium