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Chloroscombrus orqueta (Bumper; Pacific bumper)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The Pacific bumper, Chloroscombrus orqueta, is one of two game fish in the genus Chloroscombrus.It is listed by the IUCN as Least Concern. This species ranges from southern California to the Gulf of California to central Peru. It is also found around Malpelo Island.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alto Golfo de California y Delta del Rio Colorado Biosphere Reserve VI 2320468 Sonora, Mexico  

Prey / Diet

Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]


Lutjanus guttatus (mutton snapper)[2]
Makaira mazara (black spearfish)[1]
Scomberomorus sierra (Mexican sierra)[2]
Sphyrna lewini (Southern hammerhead shark)[3]
Sula nebouxii (Blue-footed Booby)[4]


Parasitized by 
Amphipolycotyle chloroscombrus[5]
Zeuxapta seriolae[5]


California Current; Colombia; Costa Rica; Eastern Pacific: San Pedro, southern California, USA to Peru, including the Gulf of California.; Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Gulf of California; Honduras; Humboldt Current; Mexico; Nicaragua; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southeast; Panama; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; USA (contiguous states);

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.
2Diet Composition of Fish Species from the Southern Continental Shelf of Colombia, R.H. López-Peralta and C.A.T. Arcila, Naga, WorldFish Center Quarterly (Vol. 25, No. 3 & 4) July-Dec 2002, p. 23-29
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
4Diving behavior of blue-footed boobies Sula nebouxii in northern Peru in relation to sex, body size and prey type, Carlos B. Zavalaga, Silvano Benvenuti, Luigi Dall’Antonia, Steven D. Emslie, MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES 336: 291–303, 2007
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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