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Carangoides otrynter (Threadfin jack)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The threadfin jack or thread pompano, Carangoides otrynter, is a species of coastal marine fish in the jack family Carangidae. The species inhabits the tropical waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean from Baja California in the north to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands in the south. It is a moderately large fish, growing to 60 cm (24 in) and may be recognized by its filamentous dorsal and anal fin lobes. The threadfin jack inhabits both deeper coastal waters and inshore environments, including reefs and estuaries, where it preys on minute benthic and pelagic organisms, including small fishes and crustaceans. Very little is known about the ecology and reproductive cycle in the species. The threadfin jack is of importance to fisheries throughout its distribution, caught by hook-and-line and ne
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Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  

Prey / Diet

Bellator xenisma (Splitnose searobin)[2]


Parasitized by 
Bucephalus gorgon[3]
Lecithochirium microstomum[3]
Phyllodistomum carangis[3]
Pseudohurleytrema longitestis[3]
Pseudomazocraes monsivaisae[3]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
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
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0