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Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon; Rock salmon; King weakfish; German salmon; Bangamary)

Synonyms: Ancylodon jaculidens; Lonchurus ancylodon
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Prey / Diet

Artemesia longinaris (argentin stiletto shrimp)[1]
Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon)[1]
Paralonchurus brasiliensis (Drum)[1]
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)[1]
Xiphopenaeus kroyeri (seabob)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)1
Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)3
Cynoscion nothus (Silver weakfish)1
Cynoscion striatus (Striped weakfish)1
Istiophorus platypterus (Atlantic sailfish)1
Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito)1
Lutjanus synagris (Walliacke)1
Menticirrhus americanus (Woundhead)1
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)2
Pterengraulis atherinoides (Wingfin anchovy)1
Rhinobatos percellens (fiddlefish)1
Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Sharpnose shark)2
Scomberomorus sierra (Mexican sierra)1
Selene peruviana (Jack)1
Sphyrna tiburo (Shovelhead)1
Synodus foetens (Soapfish)1
Urophycis brasiliensis (Hake)1
Zapteryx brevirostris (Lesser guitarfish)2
Zeus faber (European john dory)1

Predators

Carcharhinus brevipinna (Spinner shark)[2]
Carcharhinus porosus (Small-tailed shark)[3]
Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)[4]
Cynoscion virescens (Sea trout)[2]
Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon)[1]
Pontoporia blainvillei (Franciscana)[5]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[3]
Sphyraena guachancho (Sockeye)[2]
Sphyrna tiburo (Shovelhead)[6]
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Diplectanum squamatum[3]
Pleorchis americanus[7]
Spirocamallanus pereirai[3]
Tetrarhynchus fragilis <Unverified Name>[7]

Distribution

Argentina; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Curaçao Island; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Guyana; North Brazil Shelf; Patagonian Shelf; South Brazil Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Uruguay; Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Venezuela to northern Argentina.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1FOOD AND FEEDING HABITS OF KING WEAKFISH, Macrodon ancylodon (BLOCH & SCHNEIDER, 1801) CAUGHT IN THE SOUTHERN COAST OF BRAZIL (LAT, 29° TO 32°S), Anastácio Afonso JURAS & Noriyoshi YAMAGUTI, Bolm Inst. oceanogr., S Paulo, 33(2):149-157, 1985 2ASSESSMENTS OF FISHERIES IN GUYANA FOR BANGAMARY (Macrodon ancylodon) AND BUTTERFISH (Nebris microps), A. Hackett, K. Cochrane and A. Booth, FAO FISHERIES REPORTS, 628; 110-123 (2000) 3Jorrit 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. 4Seasonal 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. 5FEEDING 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 6Feeding Habits of the Bonnethead Shark, Sphyrna tiburo, from Northern Brazil, Rosângela Paula Lessa & Zafira Almeida, Cybium 1998, 22(4): 383-394 7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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