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Decapterus muroadsi  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)

Amberstripe scad
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Etymology: Decapterus: Greek, deka = ten + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 1 - 320 m (Ref. 58302).   Tropical

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Indo-Pacific: Japan and northwestern Hawaiian Is., east and west coast of Australia, Rapa and Easter Is.; and from the Gulf of California to Peru.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 50.0 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7097); common length : 30.0 cm Fl male/unsexed; (Ref. 9283)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults are pelagic (Ref. 58302), in oceanic and inshore waters (Ref. 9563) forming schools (Ref. 9283). They feed mainly on planktonic invertebrates (Ref. 9283). Marketed fresh and salted or dried (Ref. 9283).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Smith-Vaniz, William F. | Collaborators

Edwards, A., 1990. Fish and fisheries of Saint Helena Island. Centre for Tropical Coastal Management Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Ref. 5288)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; bait: usually
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.1 - 28.1, mean 23.6 (based on 1345 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.