Decapterus punctatus


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Synonyms for Decapterus punctatus

small fusiform fish of western Atlantic

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Most of the dominant taxa, however, were collected primarily during the late spring-late summer months (May-October), such as Myrophis punctatus, Harengula jaguana, Opisthonerna oglinum, Centropristis spp., Diplectrum spp., Serraniculus pumilio, Decapterus punctatus, Auxis spp., Euthynnus alletteratus, Scomberomorus maculatus, Peprilus alepidotus, Syacium spp., gerreids, and microdesmids.
20 (11-21) 3 (15-21) 18 (11-22) Decapterus punctatus 144 (10-44) 19 (10-32) 3 (24-35) Decapterus sp.
Maturation and diel reproductive periodicity of round scad (Carangidae: Decapterus punctatus).
Taxon Sardinella aurita, Spanish sardine Opisthonema oglinum, Atlantic thread herring Decapterus punctatus, Round scad Trachurus lathami, Rough scad Harengula jaguana, Scaled sardine Etrumeus teres, Round herring Chloroscombrus chrysurus, Atlantic bumper Engraulidae, Anchovies (general category) Ariomma bondi, Silver-rag Peprilus burti, Gulf butterfish
Es de gran importancia senalar que de las especies capturadas, 14 no habian sido reportadas para el Golfo de Cariaco: Chaenopsis resh (Robins & Randall 1965), Doratonotus megalepis (Gunther 1862), Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus 1758), Xyrichtys splendens (Castelnau 1855), (Cryptotomus roseus Cope 1871), Sparisoma atomarium (Poey 1861), Synodus synodus (Linnaeus 1758), Hemiramphus balao (Lesueur 1821), Decapterus punctatus (Cuvier 1829), Bothus lunatus (Linnaeus 1758), B.
They cited well-known examples of cooperative hunting by mammals and birds, and one by the Black Skip jack (Euthynnus yaito) that herded several hundred scads (Decapterus punctatus) into a tight school (Hiatt & Brock 1948).