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Eucinostomus argenteus (Spotfin mojarra; Silver mojarra)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The spotfin mojarra (Eucinostomus argenteus) is a species of fish belonging to the family Gerreidae. It is so named for the black spot that appears on the anterior part of the dorsal fin.
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Protected Areas


Carcharhinus limbatus (Spot-fin ground shark)[1]
Morone saxatilis (Striper bass)[2]
Scorpaena grandicornis (poison grouper)[2]
Sphyrna lewini (Southern hammerhead shark)[3]


Parasitized by 
Dollfusentis chandleri[4]
Microcotyle guanabarensis[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Florida Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr


America, North - Inland waters; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; California Current; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Eastern Pacific: Anaheim Bay in southern California, USA southward to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands. Western Atlantic: New Jersey, USA and Bermuda through the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean to southeastern Brazil (Ref. 7251).; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Galapagos Islands; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Laguna de Términos; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Nearctic; Neotropical; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southeast; Panama; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK);

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Occurrence, Diet and Growth of Juvenile Blacktip Sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus, from Los Roques Archipelago National Park, Venezuela, RAFAEL TAVARES, Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 44, No. 3, 291-302, 2008
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.
3Feeding habits of the scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini, in Mazatlán waters, southern Gulf of California, Mexico, Yassir TORRES-ROJAS, Agustín HERNANDEZ-HERRERA & Felipe GALVAN-MAGAÑA, Cybium 2006, 30(4) suppl.: 85-90
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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