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Selene vomer (Wireback; Moonshine; Moonfish; Lookdown; Horsehead; Jack; Hairfinned silverfish; Hairfinned dory; Flatjack; Dollarfish)

Synonyms: Zeus vomer
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Wikipedia Abstract

The lookdown (Selene vomer) is a game fish of the Carangidae family. It was first described in 1758 by the "father of taxonomy", Carolus Linnaeus, in the 10th edition of his book Systema Naturae.
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Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Monolene maculipinna (Pacific deepwater)[1]

Predators

Scomberomorus cavalla (Spanish mackerel)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Callitetrarhynchus gracilis[2]
Hurleytrema shorti[2]
Nybelinia lingualis[2]
Pseudomazocraes selene[2]
Pseudopecoelus elongatus[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Distribution

Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Canada; Caribbean Sea; Celestún Biosphere Reserve; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guatemala; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Laguna de Términos; Mexico; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Panama; Puerto Rico; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Uruguay; Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Maine to Florida, USA (possibly from Nova Scotia, Canada), along coasts of central and south America (Ref. 26938) to Uruguay, including Bermuda and Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 9626). Rare in Greater Antilles (Ref. 26938); Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Maine to Florida, USA (possibly from Nova Scotia, Canada), along coasts of central and south America (Ref. 26938) to Uruguay, including Bermuda and Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 9626). Rare in Greater Antilles (Ref. 26938).;

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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.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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