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Paralichthys orbignyanus

Synonyms: Paralichthys orbignyana; Paralichthys simulans; Platessa orbignyana; Pleuronectes orbignyana; Xystreurys ribeiroi
Language: Portuguese

Attributes

Migration [1]  Migratory

Prey / Diet

Callinectes sapidus (blue crab)[2]
Erodona mactroides[2]
Heleobia australis[2]
Heteromastus similis[2]
Neomysis americana (Mysid shrimp)[2]
Nephtys fluviatilis[2]
Palaemonetes argentinus[2]
Paralichthys orbignyanus[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)1
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)1
Ammodytes dubius (offshore sand lance)1
Ariopsis felis (Sea catfish)1
Atherinella brasiliensis (Silverside)1
Brevoortia aurea (Brazilian menhaden)3
Brevoortia tyrannus (Shad)1
Carcharhinus plumbeus (Thickskin shark)1
Centropomus undecimalis (Thin snook)1
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)1
Ctenogobius shufeldti (Freshwater goby)1
Cynoscion striatus (Striped weakfish)1
Epinephelus marginatus (Yellowbelly rockcod)1
Hippoglossina oblonga (Fourspot flounder)1
Larimus fasciatus (Banded drum)1
Leiostomus xanthurus (Spot croaker)1
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)1
Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern kingfish)1
Micropogonias furnieri (Whitemouth drummer)6
Morone americana (Wreckfish)1
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)1
Myoxocephalus aenaeus (Little sculpin)1
Odontesthes bonariensis (Silverside)1
Odontesthes humensis (Silverside)1
Oligosarcus jenynsii (Pike characin)1
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)1
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)1
Prionotus carolinus (Searobin)1
Prionotus evolans (Striped searobin)1
Pseudopleuronectes americanus (rough flounder)2
Rachycentron canadum (Sergent fish)1
Rhamdia quelen (Catfish)1
Sciaenops ocellatus (Spotted bass)1
Scomber scombrus (Split)1
Scophthalmus aquosus (brill)1
Stenotomus chrysops (Scup)1
Syngnathus fuscus (Northern pipefish)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)1
Urophycis regia (Spotted hake)1

Predators

Paralichthys orbignyanus[2]

Distribution

Argentina; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Brazil; East Brazil Shelf; Patagonian Shelf; South Brazil Shelf; Southwest Atlantic: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to at least Mar de la Plata, Argentina.; Uruguay;

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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 2Food web of a SW Atlantic shallow coastal lagoon: spatial environmental variability does not impose substantial changes in the trophic structure, Laura Rodríguez-Graña, Danilo Calliari, Daniel Conde, Javier Sellanes, Roberto Urrutia, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 362: 69–83, 2008
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