Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider 1801)

Bariche, Michel & Fricke, Ronald, 2020, The marine ichthyofauna of Lebanon: an annotated checklist, history, biogeography, and conservation status, Zootaxa 4775 (1), pp. 1-157 : 61

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Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider 1801)


Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch & Schneider 1801) —White trevally

Taxonomy. First record from Lebanon as Caranx dentex (Schneider) by Mouneimné (1977: 63); subsequently recorded as Caranx dentex (Schneider 1801) by Mouneimné (2002: 142–143). Recent unpublished records from Beirut (9 December 2009, 5 June 2011 and 5 September 2012). Material in collection: AUBM.

Distribution. Nearly circumglobal in warm temperate seas (including Mediterranean Sea), but not in eastern Pacific.

Conservation. IUCN: Global ( LC: 10 May 2013); Med. (NE). Capture and threats: FIT, FIB, HAB, NIS, unknown. Occurrence: Rare. Low priority for conservation action .