Caranx hippos

Peter Wirtz, Carlos Eduardo L. Ferreira, Sergio R. Floeter, Ronald Fricke, Joao Luiz Gasparini, Tomio Iwamoto, Luiz Rocha, Claudio L. S. Sampaio & Ulrich K. Schliewen, 2007, Coastal Fishes of Sao Tome and Principe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) - an update., Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 11

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Caranx hippos


Caranx hippos   (Linnaeus, 1766)

Caranx hippos   also occurs at São Tomé. It is characterized by a yellow anal fin, shorter dorsal and anal fin lobes and fewer anal fin rays (16 or 17 versus 17-19, usually 18) than the undescribed Caranx   ZBK   species. It was observed by PW in São Tomé City fish market. The records mentioned in Afonso et al. (1999) could belong to either Caranx   ZBK   species.