We report on the collection of a Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793), the bigeye scad. The fish was captured in the midwaters of a kelp bed (bottom depth 8 m) off northern Rancho Palos Verdes (33°48'N, 118°24'W), southern California. This is the first time this species has been reported from off California. The fish was one of approximately 10 conspecifics that were swimming with a school of juvenile jack mackerel, Trachurus symmetricus (Ayres, 1855). In addition to the report of this capture, we provide a list to and keys for all California carangids.
Love, Milton S.; Passarelli, Julianne Kalman; Okamoto, Chris; and Diehl, Dario W.
"The Bigeye Scad, Selar crumenophthalmus (Bloch, 1793) (Family Carangidae), New to the California Marine Fauna, with a List to and Keys for All California Carangids,"
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