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Brama caribbea (Caribbean pomfret)

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Prey / Diet

Alepisaurus ferox (Wolffish)[1]
Antigonia combatia (Boarfish)[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[2]
Brama brama (Ray's bream)[1]
Brama caribbea (Caribbean pomfret)[1]
Cavolinia uncinata (uncinate cavoline)[2]
Dactylopterus volitans (Helmet gurnard)[1]
Diretmus argenteus (discfish)[1]
Gempylus serpens (Snack mackerel)[1]
Lestidiops jayakari (Barracudina)[1]
Liocranchia reinhardti[1]
Ommastrephes bartramii (red flying squid)[1]
Ornithoteuthis antillarum (Atlantic bird squid)[1]
Phronima sedentaria (Cooper of the sea)[2]
Phrosina semilunata[2]
Sternoptyx pseudobscura (Hatchetfish)[1]
Vinciguerria nimbaria (World-wide bristle-mouth fish)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alepisaurus ferox (Wolffish)2
Brama japonica (Bigtooth pomfret)1
Metelectrona herwigi (Herwig lanternfish)1
Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Pelagic stingray)3
Thunnus alalunga (longfinned albacore)3
Thunnus albacares (Yellowfin-tuna)2

Predators

Brama caribbea (Caribbean pomfret)[1]
Carcharhinus signatus (Shark)[3]
Kajikia albida (Marlin)[2]
Makaira nigricans (Ocean guard)[2]
Thunnus obesus (Tuna)[2]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 47377). Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Three juvenile specimens were caught off West Africa, but the correspondence of these specimens with the Caribbean samples i; Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 47377). Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Three juvenile specimens were caught off West Africa, but the correspondence of these specimens with the Caribbean samples is uncertain (Ref. 4936).; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gulf of Mexico; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2STOMACH CONTENTS OF THE CARIBBEAN POMFRET Brama caribbea (MEAD, 1972) FROM STOMACH CONTENTS OF GREAT PELAGIC PREDATORS FROM SOUTHWESTERN EQUATORIAL ATLANTIC, Teodoro VASKE JÚNIOR; Rosângela Paula LESSA; Taciana Martins BARBOSA; Mariana Travassos TOLOTTI; Aurelyanna Christine Bezerra RIBEIRO, B. Inst. Pesca, São Paulo, 34(2): 241 - 249, 2008 3FEEDING STRATEGY OF THE NIGHT SHARK (CARCHARHINUS SIGNATUS) AND SCALLOPED HAMMERHEAD SHARK (SPHYRNA LEWINI) NEAR SEAMOUNTS OFF NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL, Teodoro Vaske Júnior; Carolus Maria Vooren and Rosangela Paula Lessa, BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF OCEANOGRAPHY, 57(2):97-104, 2009
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