Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Sciaenidae > Cynoscion > Cynoscion nothus

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

Prey / Diet Overlap


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



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).;

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.
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