Ecology of Caranx crysos
 
Main Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Remarks A schooling species generally not far from the coast (Refs. 5217, 37413). Juveniles often found in association with floating Sargassum (Ref. 5217). Feeds on fishes, shrimps, and other invertebrates. Piscivore (Ref. 57616).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Caranx crysos may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Beds: algae/seaweed;
Special habitats Ref. Cervigón, F., R. Cipriani, W. Fischer, L. Garibaldi, M. Hendrickx, A.J. Lemus, R. Márquez, J.M. Poutiers, G. Robaina and B. Rodriguez, 1992

Associations

Ref. Cervigón, F., R. Cipriani, W. Fischer, L. Garibaldi, M. Hendrickx, A.J. Lemus, R. Márquez, J.M. Poutiers, G. Robaina and B. Rodriguez, 1992
Associations schooling;
Associated with Cleaned by Pomacanthus paru observed at the reefs of the Abrolhos Archipelago, off eastern Brazil (Ref. 40094).
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.13 0.38 4.24 0.68 Troph of juv./adults from 3 studies.
From individual food items 3.63 0.45 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Randall, J.E., 1967
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 04.03.95
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 03.24.15
Checked by Miranda, Lilibeth on 05.10.01
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