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Lycengraulis grossidens (River anchoita; Toothed anchovy; River anchovy; Atlantic sabretooth anchovy; Atlantic sabertooth anchovy; Anchovy)

Synonyms: Anchovia abbotti; Anchoviella abbotti; Engraulis dentex; Engraulis grossidens; Engraulis janeiro; Engraulis olidus; Lycengraulis abbotti; Lycengraulis olidus; Lycengraulis schroederi; Lycengraulis simulator; Stolephorus olidus
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Attributes

Migration [1]  Anadromous

Prey / Diet

Apareiodon affinis (Darter characine)[2]
Astyanax bimaculatus (Twospot astyanax)[2]
Astyanax fasciatus (Mexican tetra)[2]
Bryconamericus stramineus (Tetra)[2]
Characidium pterostictum[2]
Cyphocharax voga (Characin)[2]
Lycengraulis grossidens (River anchoita)[2]
Odontesthes bonariensis (Silverside)[2]
Odontostilbe pequira (Tetra)[2]
Oligosarcus brevioris[2]
Ramnogaster arcuata (Jenyn's sprat)[2]
Salminus brasiliensis (Dorado)[2]

Predators

Lycengraulis grossidens (River anchoita)[2]
Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Neotropic Cormorant)[3]
Sotalia guianensis (costero)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Parahemiurus anchoviae[5]
Parahemiurus merus[5]

Distribution

Amazon; America, North - Inland waters; America, South - Inland waters; Argentina; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Belize; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Curaçao Island; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Guyana; Neotropical; North Brazil Shelf; Paraná; Patagonian Shelf; South Brazil Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Uruguay; Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Belize (but no southerly records until Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela); then from Gulf of Venezuela and Trinidad south to Argentina at Carmen de Patagones; also lower and sometimes middle parts of the Orinoco, the Amazon to above Manaus, and; Western Atlantic: Belize (but no southerly records until Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela); then from Gulf of Venezuela and Trinidad south to Argentina at Carmen de Patagones; also lower and sometimes middle parts of the Orinoco, the Amazon to above Manaus, and Paraná to about Corrientes, and in smaller rivers.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Jorrit 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. 3Diet of Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) in an estuarine environment, V. Barquete, L. Bugoni, C. M. Vooren, Mar Biol (2008) 153:431–443 4Feeding habits of the Guiana dolphin, Sotalia guianensis (Cetacea: Delphinidae), in Norte Bay, southern Brazil, FÁBIO G. DAURA-JORGE, LEONARDO L. WEDEKIN and PAULO C. SIMÕES-LOPES, SCI. MAR., 75(1), March 2011, 163-169 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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