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Trachurus indicus  Nekrasov, 1966

Arabian scad
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) > Caranginae
Etymology: Trachurus: Greek, trachys, -eia, -ys = rough + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 400 m (Ref. 100719).   Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Pakistan and the Persian Gulf to the Gulf of Suez and southward to Somalia. Also reported from Saya de Malha Bank.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 12.2  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3287); common length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3287)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Reportedly absent in water colder than 20°C or where the oxygen saturation is below 30%. Adults feed on small crustaceans and fish fry (Ref. 30573).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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

Smith-Vaniz, W.F., 1984. Carangidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean fishing area 51. Vol. 1. [pag. var.]. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3287)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01202 (0.00798 - 0.01811), b=2.95 (2.83 - 3.07), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.39; tm=1.8-2.2; tmax=13).
Prior r = 0.75, 2 SD range = 0.46 - 1.21, log(r) = -0.29, SD log(r) = 0.24, Based on: 1 M, 2 K, 2 tgen, records
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.