Bluespotted Trevally, Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877


Other Names: Blue-spotted Trevally, Wide-mouthed Trevally

A Bluespotted Trevally, Caranx bucculentus, off Augustus Island, the Kimberley, Western Australia, September 2018. Source: Gordon Black / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial


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Bray, D.J. 2018, Caranx bucculentus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 24 Jan 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/3716

Bluespotted Trevally, Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877

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Distribution

Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia, to Moreton Bay, Queensland. The species also occurs in New Guinea.

Species Citation

Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877, Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W. 1(3–4): .326, pl. 11(1). Type locality: Cape Grenville, Queensland.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Bluespotted Trevally, Caranx bucculentus Alleyne & Macleay 1877

References


Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. 

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers. Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. 

Alleyne, H.G. & Macleay, W.J. 1877. The ichthyology of the Chevert Expedition. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 1(3–4): 261-281, 321-359, pls 3-9, 10-17 

Brewer, D.T., Blaber, S.J.M. & Salini, J.P. 1989. Feeding biology of Caranx bucculentus Alleyne and Macleay (Teleostei: Carangidae) in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, with special reference to predation on penaeid prawns. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 40(6): 657-668.

Brewer, D.T., Blaber, S.J.M., Milton, D.A. & Salini, J.P. 1994. Aspects of the biology of Caranx bucculentus (Teleostei: Carangidae) from the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 45(3): 413-427.

Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. & Kailola, P.J. 1984. Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia. Jakarta : Dir. Gen. Fish. (Indonesia), German Tech. Coop., Aust. Dev. Ass. Bur. 406 pp.

Grant, E.M. 1975. Guide to Fishes. Brisbane : Queensland Government, Co-ordinator General’s Department 640 pp. 

Grant, E.M. 2002. Guide to Fishes. Redcliffe : EM Grant Pty Ltd 880 pp. 


Ramm, D.C., Pender, P.J., Willing, R.S. & Buckworth, R.C. 1990. Large-scale spatial patterns of abundance within the assemblage of fish caught by prawn trawlers in Northern Australian waters. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 41(1): 79-95.

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. 

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. 

Russell, B.C. & Houston, W. 1989. Offshore fishes of the Arafura Sea. The Beagle 6(1): 69-84.

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia. Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. 

Salini, J.P., Blaber, S.J.M. & Brewer, D.T. 1994. Diets of trawled predatory fish of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, with particular reference to predation on prawns. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 45(3): 397-411.

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1999. Family Carangidae. pp. 2659-2756 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790. 

Willing, R.S. & Pender, P.J. 1989. Length-weight relationships for 45 species of fish and three invertebrates from Australia's northern prawn fishery. Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Australia, Technical Bulletin 142: 57 pp.

Yearsley, G.K., Last, P.R. & Ward, R.D. (eds) 1999. Australian Seafood Handbook. Hobart : CSIRO Marine Research 460 pp.

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CAAB Code:37337016

Max Size:66 cm TL

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