Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3843 specimens in 25 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 987 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 400
  Temperature range (°C): 6.422 - 27.555
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.133 - 31.128
  Salinity (PPS): 32.507 - 36.341
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.247 - 6.494
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.088 - 2.252
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 24.753

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 400

Temperature range (°C): 6.422 - 27.555

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.133 - 31.128

Salinity (PPS): 32.507 - 36.341

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.247 - 6.494

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.088 - 2.252

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 24.753
 
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Associations

Known predators

Cynoscion (Weakfish) is prey of:
Lophius americanus
Cynoscion
Pomatomus saltatrix
Chondrichthyes
Homo sapiens

Based on studies in:
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

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Known prey organisms

Cynoscion (Weakfish) preys on:
Mugil
Brevoortia
Micropogon
Leiostomus
Cnidaria
Crangon
Mysidae
Pandalidae
Decapoda
Gammaridae
Hyperiidae
Caprellidae
Isopoda
Stomatopoda
Polychaeta
Ammodytes marinus
Clupea harengus
Alosa pseudoharengus
Scomber
Peprilus triacanthus
Actinonaias ellipsiformis
Tridonta arctica
Pollachius pollachius
Merluccius bilinearis
Urophycis regia
Urophycis tenuis
Urophycis chuss
Gadidae
Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Macrozoarces americanus
Triglidae
Scophthalmus aquosus
Cynoscion

Based on studies in:
USA: North Carolina, Pamlico (Estuarine)
USA, Northeastern US contintental shelf (Coastal)

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:171
Specimens with Sequences:158
Specimens with Barcodes:136
Species:20
Species With Barcodes:20
Public Records:61
Public Species:14
Public BINs:11
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Wikipedia

Cynoscion

Cynoscion is a genus of fish in the drum family, Sciaenidae.

Species

The genus consists of 24 species:[1]

References

  1. ^ Genus on ITIS
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