Campogramma glaycos (Lacepède, 1801)
Vadigo
Campogramma glaycos
photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Family:  Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos), subfamily: Naucratinae
Max. size:  60 cm FL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 2,800.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 15 - 30 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Senegal including Madeira and the Canary Islands. Also western Mediterranean Sea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 30-30; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 23-24
Biology:  Caught with bottom and pelagic trawls. Adults are pelagic or epibenthic (Ref. 7097) mostly in shallow waters. They feed mainly on schooling fishes (Ref. 4233). Eggs are pelagic (Ref. 4233).
IUCN Red List Status: (Ref. 115185)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.11.90
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 12.07.13
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 06.04.94

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