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Selene peruviana (Jack; Pacific moonfish; Peruvian moonfish)

Synonyms: Selene declivifrons; Selene peruvianus; Selene puruvianus; Vomer declivifrons; Vomer peruvianus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Peruvian moonfish, Selene peruviana, is a species of jack in the family Carangidae. It is found in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
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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  
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  

Prey / Diet

Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Protrachypene precipua (titi shrimp)[2]
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap


Lutjanus guttatus (mutton snapper)[3]
Scomberomorus sierra (Mexican sierra)[3]


Parasitized by 
Ahpua piscicola[4]
Pseudomazocraes monsivaisae[4]

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.
2Food habits and feeding ecology of an estuarine fish assemblage of northern Pacific Coast of Ecuador, VIVIANA RAMÍREZ-LUNA, ANDRÉS F. NAVIA & EFRAÍN A. RUBIO, Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences (2008) 3(3): 361-372
3Diet 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
4Gibson, 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