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Argentina sphyraena (Lesser silver smelt; Silverfish; Silver smelt; Lesser argentine; European argentine; Argentine)

Synonyms: Argentina cuvieri; Argentina hebridica; Argentina silus junior; Argentina yarrelli; Goniosoma argentinum; Osmerus hebridicus
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Prey / Diet

Abra prismatica[1]
Ampelisca macrocephala[1]
Amphiura filiformis (brittlestar)[1]
Astropecten irregularis (sand star)[1]
Crangon allmanni[1]
Fenestraria rhopalophylla (babies toes)[1]
Hermania scabra[1]
Iphinoe trispinosa[1]
Lagis koreni (Köcherwurm)[1]
Longipedia coronata[1]
Pandalus montagui (Aesop shrimp)[1]
Parasagitta elegans (elegant arrow worm)[1]
Parathemisto oblivia[1]
Philine denticulata[1]
Phtisica marina[1]
Sepiola atlantica (Atlantic Bobtail)[1]
Stenopleustes latipes[1]
Stenothoe marina[1]
Tomopteris helgolandica (Plankton worm)[1]

Predators

Chelidonichthys cuculus (cockoo gurnard)[1]
Eutrigla gurnardus (Grey gurnard)[1]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[1]
Gnathophis mystax (Thinlip conger)[2]
Illex coindetii (southern shortfin squid)[1]
Lagenorhynchus acutus (Atlantic White-sided Dolphin)[1]
Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (whiff)[1]
Loligo forbesii (Veined Squid)[3]
Loligo vulgaris (European Squid)[1]
Lophius budegassa (Blackbellied angler)[1]
Lophius piscatorius (Monkfish)[1]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[1]
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)[1]
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)[1]
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)[1]
Pollachius virens (Sillock)[1]
Raja clavata (Roker)[4]
Raja montagui (Homelyn ray)[4]
Scomber scombrus (Split)[1]
Scophthalmus rhombus (Flounder)[1]
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)[1]
Zeus faber (European john dory)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Breizacanthus golvani[5]
Breizacanthus ligur[5]
Hysterothylacium fabri <Unverified Name>[5]
Lecithophyllum botryophorum[5]

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: northern Norway to Western Sahara including southern Iceland, Faroe Islands, Shetlands and western Mediterranean.;

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Citations

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. 2Carpentieri, P., Colloca, F. and Ardizzone, G. (2007), Rhythms of feeding activity and food consumption of two Mediterranean burrowing fishes: Gnathophis mystax (Delaroche) and Chlopsis bicolor Rafinesque. Marine Ecology, 28: 487–495 3CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database 4Diet comparison of four ray species (Raja clavata, Raja brachyura, Raja montagui and Leucoraja naevus) caught along the Portuguese continental shelf, Inês Farias, Ivone Figueiredo, Teresa Moura, Leonel Serrano Gordo, Ana Neves and Bárbara Serra-Pereira, Aquat. Living Resour. 19, 105–114 (2006) 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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