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Pseudotolithus senegalensis (Ladyfish; Croaker; Cassava croaker; Captainfish; Capitan; Bar)

Synonyms: Otolithus macroganathus; Otolithus macrognathus; Otolithus senegalensis; Pseudotolithus macrognathus; Sciaena senegalensis
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pseudotolithus senegalensis

Prey / Diet

Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Mudfish)[1]
Coptodon guineensis (Guinean tilapia)[1]
Eleotris senegalensis (Sleeper goby)[1]
Ethmalosa fimbriata (Bonga shad)[1]
Galeoides decadactylus (Threadfin)[1]
Nematopalaemon hastatus (estuarine prawn)[2]
Sardinella maderensis (Madeiran sardinella)[1]
Sarotherodon melanotheron (blackchin tilapia)[1]
Tylochromis jentinki (Cichlid)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Citharichthys stampflii (Smooth flounder)4
Cynoglossus senegalensis (large tonguesole)3
Eleotris senegalensis (Sleeper goby)4
Elops lacerta (Atlantic ladyfish)4
Ethmalosa fimbriata (Bonga shad)1
Eucinostomus melanopterus (Flagfin mojarra)3
Galeoides decadactylus (Threadfin)1
Hemichromis fasciatus (Banded jewelfish)4
Hepsetus odoe (Pike characid)4
Hydrocynus forskahlii (Tigerfish)2
Ilisha africana (West African ilisha)2
Lutjanus goreensis (Grouper)2
Pellonula leonensis (Guinean sprat)3
Pellonula vorax (Bigtoothed pellonula)1
Polydactylus quadrifilis (Threadfin)4
Pomadasys jubelini (burro)4
Pseudotolithus elongatus (Niger corb)8
Pseudotolithus typus (Bar)1
Schilbe intermedius (Butter catfish)4
Sphyraena afra (Guinean barracuda)7
Strongylura senegalensis (Senegal needlefish)6
Trachinotus teraia (Shortfin pompano)3
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)3

Predators

Sphyraena afra (Guinean barracuda)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Callitetrarhynchus gracilis[3]
Philometra beninensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Poecilancistrium caryophyllum[3]
Stephanostomum africanum <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Africa-Inland Waters; Angola; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Southeast; Benguela Current; Benin; Cameroon; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Congo, Republic of; Côte d'Ivoire; Eastern Atlantic: off Morocco to Namibia.; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mauritania; Morocco; Namibia; Nigeria; Sanaga; Sao Tomé and Principe; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo; Western Sahara; Ébrié Lagoon;

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Citations

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1Comparative analysis of trophic structure and interactions of two tropical lagoons, M.C. Villanueva, P. Lalèyè, J.-J. Albaret, R. Laë, L. Tito de Morais and J. Moreau, Ecological Modelling, Vol. 197, Issues 3-4 , 25 August 2006, P. 461-477
2Trophic Relationships of the White Estuarine Prawn Nematopalaemon hastatus (Aurivillius, 1898) (Decapoda, Palaemonidae), Israel E. MARIOGHAE, Rev. Hydrobiol. trop. 22 (4) : 289-291 (1989)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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