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Trachurus picturatus (Scad; Blue scad; Blue jack mackerel)

Synonyms: Caranx cuvieri; Caranx melanosaurus; Caranx suareus; Seriola picturata; Trachurus fallax; Trachurus melanosaurus; Trachurus rissoi; Trachurus suareus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The blue jack mackerel (Trachurus picturatus) is a species of mackerel-like fish in the family Carangidae. Their maximum reported length is 60 cm, with a common length of 25 cm. They are coastal fish found at depths to 370 m off the Bay of Biscay to south Morocco and the western Mediterranean.
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Attributes

Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Predators

Atractoscion aequidens (Trag)[2]
Calonectris diomedea borealis (Cory's Shearwater)[3]
Conger conger (Conger)[4]
Galeorhinus galeus (Vitamin shark)[2]
Larus cachinnans (Yellow-legged Gull)[2]
Larus michahellis (Yellow-legged Gull)[5]
Lepidopus caudatus (Southern frostfish)[2]
Loligo forbesii (Veined Squid)[6]
Merluccius capensis (Cape hake)[2]
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)[2]
Raja clavata (Roker)[2]
Seriola rivoliana (Pacific amberjack)[7]
Sphyraena viridensis (Yellow barracuda)[8]
Synodus saurus (Atlantic lizardfish)[2]
Zeus faber (European john dory)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis pegreffii <Unverified Name>[9]
Anisakis physeteris <Unverified Name>[9]
Anisakis simplex[9]
Anisakis typica[9]
Anisakis ziphidarum <Unverified Name>[9]
Bolbosoma vasculosum[9]
Contracaecum fabri[9]
Ectenurus lepidus[9]
Ectenurus trachuri[9]
Monascus filiformis[9]
Nybelinia lingualis[9]
Pseudaxine trachuri[9]
Pseudopecoeloides chloroscombri[9]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[9]

Distribution

Aegean Sea; Albania; Algeria; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantis Seamount; Azores Islands; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cantabrian Sea; Cape Verde; Croatia; Cruiser Tablemount; Eastern Atlantic: southern Bay of Biscay to southern Morocco including Azores, Madeira , Canary Islands, Tristan de Cunha and Gough Islands. Also known from the western part of the Mediterranean Sea. Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 55783).; France; Galician Shelf; Gibraltar; Great Meteor Tablemount; Greece; Iberian Coastal; Italy; Josephine Seamount; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Madeira Islands; Malta; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Monaco; Morocco; Portugal; Serbia and Montenegro; Slovenia; Spain; Tristan da Cunha Islands; Tunisia; Turkey;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4DIETS OF FORKBEARD (Phycis phycis) AND CONGER EEL (Conger conger) OFF THE AZORES DURING SPRING OF 1996 AND 1997, TELMO MORATO, ENCARNACION SOLÀ, MARIA P. GRÓS & GUI MENEZES, Arquipélago. Life and Marine Sciences 17A: 51-64
5POPULATION STATUS AND DIET OF THE YELLOW-LEGGED GULL IN THE AZORES, VERÓNICA C. NEVES, NADIA MURDOCH & ROBERT W. FURNESS, ARQUIPÉLAGO. Ciências Biológicas e Marinhas Nº 23A (2006): 59-73
6CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
7INTERANNUAL CHANGES IN THE DIET OF THE ALMACO JACK, SERIOLA RIVOLIANA (PERCIFORMES: CARANGIDAE) FROM THE AZORES, João Pedro Barreiros; Telmo Morato; Ricardo Serrão Santos e Alfredo Emílio de Borba, Cybium 2003, 27(1): 37-40
8FOOD HABITS, SCHOOLING AND PREDATORY BEHAVIOUR OF THE YELLOWMOUTH BARRACUDA, SPHYRAENA VIRIDENSIS (PERCIFORMES: SPHYRAENIDAE) IN THE AZORES, João Pedro BARREIROS, Ricardo Serrão SANTOS & Alfredo Emílio de BORBA, Cybium 2002, 26(2): 83-88.
9Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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