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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Some authors have attributed this northward migration to rising sea surface temperaturespossibly the result of climate change.

Blue runner

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gillrakers including rudiments upper, lower on first gill arch. The blue runner is extensively distributed throughout the tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic Ocean, ranging widely along both the eastern American coastline and the western African and European coastlines. Crysoe would appreciate your support.

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Retrieved 19 May Images Caranx crysos map. A Puerto Rican study found the species supplements its fish dominated diet with crabs, shrimpscopepods and other small crustaceans.


Blue runner – Wikipedia

Caranx itself is part of the larger jack and horse mackerel family Carangidaea group of percoid fishes in the order Perciformes. The blue runner has a reputation as an excellent gamefish on light tackle, taking both fish baits, as well a variety of lures including carnax bibbed lures, spoons, metal jigs and soft plastic jigs. Scientific synonyms and common names Caranx crysos Mitchill, Synonyms: Blue Runners are seen much less often than Bar Jacks because they tend to stay in open water.

IV,Perciformi Mugiloidei, Percoideipp. A Review of the American Caranginae. The blue runner is distinguished from similar species by several morphological features, including the extent crysoss the caraxn jawgill raker count and lateral line scale counts.

For further info about Caranx crysosyou can also look up this species under:. The anal fin consists of crysis anteriorly detached spines followed by 1 spine and 19 to 21 soft rays. Juveniles often have 7 dark vertical bands on their body. The blue runner is a schooling, predatory fish, predominantly taking fish in inshore environments, as well as various crustaceans and other invertebrates.

This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat Sud4 3A: Due to its abundance, it may be one of the primary species in a fishery. Histoire naturelle des Poissons, Paris-Strasbourg, 22 vol. 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 is also of high importance to recreational fisheries, with anglers often taking the species both for food and to use as bait.


Mitchill, Caranx crysos Mitchill, Diagnosis: The blue runner normally moves either in small schools or as solitary individuals, [9] although large aggregations of up to 10, individuals are known in unusual circumstances.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Carangidae based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences using parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian approaches”. Eggs, larvae and young stages. V,Perciformi Percoideipp. Vertebrados — Parte 1. 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. Help keep this site advertisement free by making a donation through PayPal.

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