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Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)

Synonyms: Otolithus guatucupa
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Portuguese; Spanish

Attributes

Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Parque Atlantico Mar Chiquita Nature Reserve VI 706059 Cordoba, Argentina  

Prey / Diet

Artemesia longinaris (argentin stiletto shrimp)[2]
Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)[2]
Engraulis anchoita (Anchoita)[2]
Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon)[2]
Paralonchurus brasiliensis (Drum)[2]
Pleoticus muelleri (Argentine red shrimp)[2]
Trachurus lathami (Rough scad)[2]
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)[2]
Umbrina canosai (Argentine croaker)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)1
Carcharhinus brevipinna (Spinner shark)1
Cynoscion nothus (Silver weakfish)1
Cynoscion striatus (Striped weakfish)1
Cynoscion virescens (Sea trout)1
Galeorhinus galeus (Vitamin shark)1
Gymnothorax ocellatus (Blackedge moray)1
Istiophorus platypterus (Atlantic sailfish)1
Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito)1
Lutjanus synagris (Walliacke)1
Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon)3
Macronectes giganteus (Southern Giant Petrel)1
Mustelus schmitti (Patagonian smoothhound)1
Paralonchurus brasiliensis (Drum)1
Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Neotropic Cormorant)2
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)4
Psammobatis bergi (Ray)1
Psammobatis extenta (Zipper sand skate)1
Psammobatis normani (Ray)1
Psammobatis rudis (Smallthorn sand skate)1
Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Sharpnose shark)1
Rynchops niger (Black Skimmer)1
Schroederichthys bivius (Narrowmouthed catshark)1
Spheniscus magellanicus (Magellanic Penguin)1
Sphyrna tiburo (Shovelhead)1
Squatina dumeril (Atlantic angelshark)1
Sterna hirundinacea (South American Tern)1
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)1
Synodus foetens (Soapfish)2
Urophycis brasiliensis (Hake)1
Zapteryx brevirostris (Lesser guitarfish)1
Zearaja chilensis (Yellownose skate)1
Zeus faber (European john dory)1

Predators

Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)[2]
Galeorhinus galeus (Vitamin shark)[3]
Lagenodelphis hosei (Fraser's Dolphin)[4]
Notorynchus cepedianus (Tiger shark)[5]
Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Neotropic Cormorant)[6]
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)[2]
Pontoporia blainvillei (Franciscana)[7]
Urophycis brasiliensis (Hake)[8]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Corynosoma australe[9]
Corynosoma cetaceum[9]
Diplectanum squamatum[9]

Distribution

Argentina; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Brazil; Southwest Atlantic: Brazil, Montevideo, Uruguay (Ref. 26282) and Argentina (Ref. 47377).;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM 2Seasonal variation in the diets of bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix (Pomatomidae) and striped weakfish, Cynoscion guatucupa (Sciaenidae) in southern Brazil: implications of food partitioning, Flavia M. Lucena, Teodoro Vaske, Jr., Jim R. Ellis & Carl M. O’Brien, Environmental Biology of Fishes 57: 423–434, 2000. 3Food habits, selectivity, and foraging modes of the school shark Galeorhinus galeus, Luis O. Lucifora, Verónica B. García, Roberto C. Menni, Alicia H. Escalante, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 315: 259–270, 2006 4FRASER'S DOLPHIN (LAGENODELPHIS HOSEI FRASER, 1956) IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL, Ignacio B. Moreno, Daniel Danilewicz, Márcio Borges-Martins, Paulo H. Ott, Glauco Caon and Larissa R. Oliveira, LAJAM 2(1): 39-46, January/June 2003 5Reproduction, abundance and feeding habits of the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus in north Patagonia, Argentina, Luis O. Lucifora, Roberto C. Menni, Alicia H. Escalante, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 289: 237–244, 2005 6Diet of Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) in an estuarine environment, V. Barquete, L. Bugoni, C. M. Vooren, Mar Biol (2008) 153:431–443 7FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE FRANCISCANA (PONTOPORIA BLAINVILLEI) IN MARINE AND ESTUARINE WATERS OF ARGENTINA, Diego Rodríguez, Laura Rivero and Ricardo Bastida, LAJAM 1(1): 77-94, Special Issue 1, 2002 8Acuña Plavan, A., Sellanes, J., Rodríguez, L. and Burone, L. (2007), "Feeding ecology of Urophycis brasiliensis on the Uruguayan coast of the Río de la Plata estuary". Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 23: 231–239 9Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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