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Argyrosomus hololepidotus (Southern meagre; Mulloway; Meagre; Madagascar meagre; Kob; Croaker; Drum; Madagascar Kob)

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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Argyrosomus hololepidotus

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve II 256073 Western Cape, South Africa  
Tsitsikamma National Park II 34343 Southern Cape, South Africa  

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Galeichthys feliceps (White baggar)1
Lichia amia (leer fish)1
Monodactylus falciformis (Cape moonfish)1
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)2




Indian Ocean: endemic to Madagascar.;

External References



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.
2"Diet Composition of Southern Meagre (Argyrosomus hololepidotus) in Northwest of Persian Gulf", Majid Shekari and Seyed Ahmad Reza Hashemi, American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 12 (10): 1316-1322, 2012
3The Fish Community of the Swartvlei Estuary and the Influence of Food Availability on Resource Utilization, ALAN K. WHITFIELD, Estuaries Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 160-170 September 1988
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London