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Grammoplites suppositus (Regan's flathead; Spotfin flathead)

Synonyms: Platycephalus maculipinna; Platycephalus suppositus
Language: Arabic; French; Mandarin Chinese; Persian

Prey / Diet

Acetes indicus (jawla paste shrimp)[1]
Cynoglossus macrostomus (Malabar Sole)[1]
Grammoplites suppositus (Regan's flathead)[1]
Miyakea nepa[2]
Nemipterus mesoprion (Redfilament threadfin-bream)[1]
Photopectoralis bindus (Silver bellies)[1]
Solenocera choprai (ridgeback shrimp)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Johnius carutta (Jew fish)1
Lactarius lactarius (White fish)1
Nemipterus japonicus (Threadfin)1
Netuma thalassina (Sea catfish)1
Otolithes cuvieri (Lesser tiger toothed croaker)1
Rhynchobatus djiddensis (White-spotted wedgefish)1
Saurida tumbil (Greater lizardfish)2
Thryssa malabarica (Moustaced thryssa)1

Predators

Grammoplites suppositus (Regan's flathead)[1]

Distribution

Arabian Sea; Bahrain; Djibouti; Eritrea; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Oman; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Kuwait; Oman; Persian Gulf; Qatar; Red Sea; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; Western Indian Ocean.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Trophodynamics of the Spotfin Flathead Grammoplites suppositus (Troschel 1840) from the Southeast Arabian Sea, K.P. ABDURAHIMAN, P.U. ZACHARIA, T. H. NAYAK and K.S. MOHAMED, Asian Fisheries Science 20(2007):125-143 2Trophic organisation and predator-prey interactions among commercially exploited demersal finfishes in the coastal waters of the southeastern Arabian Sea, K.P. Abdurahiman, T.H. Nayak, P.U. Zacharia, K.S. Mohamed, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 87 (2010) 601-610
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