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Cynoscion nothus (Silver weakfish; Silver seatrout; Seatrout)

Synonyms: Otolithus nothus
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  

Prey / Diet

Acetes americanus (aviu shrimp)[1]
Austinixa cristata (cristate pea crab)[1]
Bregmaceros cantori (Striped codlet)[2]
Doryteuthis pealeii (longfin inshore squid)[2]
Farfantepenaeus aztecus (brown shrimp)[1]
Labidocera aestiva[1]
Lucifer faxoni (Lucifer shrimp)[1]
Pristipomoides aquilonaris (Wenchman)[2]
Saurida brasiliensis (Brazilian lizardfish)[2]
Temora turbinata[1]
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)1
Carcharhinus obscurus (Whaler shark)1
Carcharhinus plumbeus (Thickskin shark)1
Cynoscion arenarius (Sand seatrout)3
Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)1
Istiophorus platypterus (Atlantic sailfish)1
Isurus oxyrinchus (Short-finned mako)1
Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito)1
Lophius americanus (Monkfish)1
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)1
Lutjanus synagris (Walliacke)1
Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon)1
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)1
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)1
Raja miraletus (Brown ray)1
Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Sharpnose shark)1
Rhomboplites aurorubens (Vermillion snapper)1
Saurida brasiliensis (Brazilian lizardfish)2
Scomberomorus cavalla (Spanish mackerel)2
Scomberomorus sierra (Mexican sierra)1
Selene peruviana (Jack)1
Sphyraena guachancho (Sockeye)3
Squatina dumeril (Atlantic angelshark)1
Synodus foetens (Soapfish)4
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)2
Urophycis tenuis (White hake)1
Zeus faber (European john dory)1

Predators

Euthynnus alletteratus (Little tunny)[1]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[1]
Sphyraena guachancho (Sockeye)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Choricotyle cynoscioni[1]
Cynoscionicola heteracantha[1]
Cynoscionicola pseudoheteracantha[3]
Heteronybelinia palliata[1]
Pleorchis americanus[1]
Pleorchis polyorchis[1]
Poecilancistrium caryophyllum[3]
Pomphorhynchus rocci[1]
Pterobothrium heteracanthum[1]
Rhadinorhynchus pristis[1]
Serrasentis sagittifer[1]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Cuba; Gulf of Mexico; Laguna de Términos; Mexico; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Western Atlantic: Maryland to northeastern Florida in the USA and throughout Gulf of Mexico. Reported from Campeche Bank in Mexico (Ref. 5733). Often misidentified as <i>Cynoscion regalis</i> (Ref. 3702).;

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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.
2TROPHIC RELATIONSHIPS OF DEMERSAL FISHES IN THE SHRIMPING ZONE OFF ALVARADO LAGOON, VERACRUZ, MEXICO, Edgar Peláez-Rodríguez, Jonathan Franco-López, Wilfredo A. Matamoros, Rafael Chavez-López, and Nancy J. Brown-Peterson, Gulf and Caribbean Research Vol 17, 157–167, 2005
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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