Species details

Accepted scientific name:

Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (accepted name)

Synonyms:

Apolectus niger (Bloch, 1793) (synonym)

Centronotus gardenii Lacepède, 1801 (synonym)

Centronotus spinosus Mitchill, 1815 (synonym)

Elacate atlantica Cuvier, 1832 (synonym)

Elacate bivittata Cuvier, 1832 (synonym)

Elacate canada (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)

Elacate falcipinnis Gosse, 1851 (synonym)

Elacate malabarica Cuvier, 1832 (synonym)

Elacate motta Cuvier, 1829 (synonym)

Elacate nigra (Bloch, 1793) (synonym)

Elacate pondiceriana Cuvier, 1832 (synonym)

Gasterosteus canadus Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym)

Meladerma nigerrima Swainson, 1839 (synonym)

Naucrates niger (Bloch, 1793) (synonym)

Rachicentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)

Rachycentrodon canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)

Rachycentron canadus (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)

Rachycentron typus Kaup, 1826 (synonym)

Rachycentrum canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)

Scomber niger Bloch, 1793 (synonym)

Thynnus canadensis Gronow, 1854 (synonym)

Common names:

Aruan tasek Malay

Bacalao English, Spanish

Bacalhau Creole, Portuguese, Portuguese

Balisukan Bikol

Beijo-pirá Portuguese

Beijupirá Portuguese

Beiupirá Portuguese

Bejupirá Portuguese

Black king English

Black king fish English

Black kingfish English

Bijupirá Portuguese

Biupirá Portuguese

Black salmon English

Bonita Carolinian, French, Spanish, Susu

Bonito Afrikaans, Creole, Portuguese, Dutch, English, German, Ilokano, Italian, Krio, Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug, Pangasinan, Polish, Portuguese, Sinhalese, Spanish, Tagalog

Bonito negro Spanish

Butterfish English

Cá B?p Vietnamese

Cá Giò Vietnamese

Cabio English, Spanish

Cação-de-escama Portuguese

Cação-de-escamas Portuguese

Caitay Wayuu

Canado Portuguese

Chancarona Portuguese

Cobia English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish

Cobie Spanish

Cod English, Rumanian

Crabeater English

Cubby yew English

Cuddul-verari Sinhalese

Cuddul-verarl Tamil

Dalag dagat Tagalog

Dalag-dagat Tagalog

Dalag-dalag Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug

Filho-pródigo Portuguese

Fogueteiro-galego Portuguese

Gabus laut Malay

Gile Tagalog

Goada Arabic

Hayoan-tasik Surigaonon

Itang Bikol

Jaman Malay

Kadal-viral Tamil

Kingfish English

Kobia Afrikaans

Königsbarsch German

Kume Visayan, Waray-waray

Kumi nu'aakhr Arabic

Langlanga Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug

Langa-langa Chavacano

Madusa Marathi

Mafou French

Modasa Gujarati

Mondoh Javanese

Muddus Marathi

Mudhila Sinhalese

Mudhilla Sinhalese

Mudhu luhula Sinhalese

Nal-sae-gi Korean

Ndjika Portuguese

Neimeen Malayalam

Nzanzuduma Portuguese

Offiziersbarsch German

Offiziersfisch German

Okakala Finnish

Pako Agutaynen, Marshallese

Parambiju Portuguese

Pandauan Bikol

Pandawan Cebuano, Cotabato Chavacano, Davawenyo, Hiligaynon, Ilokano, Kagayanen, Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug, Tagalog, Visayan

Parabiju Portuguese

Peddah-mottah Telugu

Peixe-rei Portuguese

Peixe-sargento Portuguese

Peje Palo Spanish

Pejepalo Spanish

Pirabeju Portuguese

Pirabiju Portuguese

Pirá-biju Portuguese

Pirambiju Portuguese

Pirão Creole, Portuguese

Pirapiju Portuguese

Prodigal son English

Rachica Polish

Runner English

Sakala Marathi

Sakalan itang Bikol

Sakla Marathi

Sargento Portuguese, Spanish

Seekel Arabic

Segel Arabic

Seheeha Arabic

Sergeant fish English

Sergeantfish English

Sikel Arabic

Sikin Arabic

Songoro Japanese, Komoro, Swahili

Sookalla Persian

Sugi Japanese, Visayan, Waray-waray

Takho Somali

Tangiging-batang Bikol

Tangirion Bikol

Tase Waray-waray

Tasi Swahili, Waray-waray

Tayad Surigaonon, Visayan

Tiruk Hiligaynon, Malay

Todié Wolof

Jūn cáo yú Mandarin Chinese

Sergentfisk Danish

Xí là bái Mandarin Chinese

кобия Russian

сержант-рыба Russian

军曹鱼 Mandarin Chinese

海鱺 Mandarin Chinese

海鲡 Mandarin Chinese

海麗仔 Mandarin Chinese

海丽仔 Mandarin Chinese

軍曹魚 Mandarin Chinese

मुधुस Marathi

मदुसा Marathi

साकळा Marathi

साकाळा Marathi

મોદસા  Gujarati

கடல் வீரால்  Tamil

கடல் வீரால Tamil

கடல் விரால் Tamil

നെയ്മീന് Malayalam

നെയ് മീന്  Malayalam

നെയ് മീന്   Malayalam

పెద్దా మొత్తా   Telugu

Classification:

Animalia

LSID

Phylum Chordata

LSID

Class Actinopterygii

LSID

Order Perciformes

LSID

Family Rachycentridae

LSID

Genus Rachycentron

LSID

Distribution:

Agulhas Current; Andaman Sea; Antigua and Barbuda; Arabian Sea; Argentina; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Atulayan Bay; Australia; Bahamas; Bangladesh; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Canada; Canary Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Chagos Islands; Chiku River; Chilka Lake; China; Colombia; Coral Sea and GBR; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East China Sea; East Timor; Fiji Islands; French Guiana; Great Barrier Reef; Grenada; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Oman; Gulf of Thailand; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kenya; Kuroshio Current; Leyte Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mediterranean Sea; Mexico; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; New Caledonia; Nicaragua; Nigeria; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Patagonian Shelf; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Puerto Rico; Red Sea; Réunion; Russian Federation; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Samar Sea; San Miguel Bay; San Pedro Bay; Senegal; Seychelles; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; Sorsogon Bay; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southwest Australian Shelf; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Trinidad and Tobago; Tung-hsiao; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; West Central Australian Shelf; Worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters except the eastern Pacific (Ref. 9739, 33390). Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Bermuda and Massachusetts, USA to Argentina (Ref. 7251), including the Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 9626) and entire Caribbean (R; Yellow Sea; Yemen

Additional data:

Monotypic genus.

Source database:

FishBase, Dec 2007

Latest taxonomic scrutiny:

Data last modified by FishBase 06-Feb-1997

Online resource:

http://www.fishbase.org/...


CoL taxon LSID:

urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:dc1e16ec-29c1-102b-9a4a-00304854f820:ac2008


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