Maracaibo leatherjacket

The Maracaibo leatherjacket lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 18 - 45 m environment.

the Maracaibo leatherjacket were collected with rotenone between the roots of the red mangrove, Rhizophora mangle. They were measured following the methods of Smith-Vaniz and Staiger (1973); measurements of specimens smaller than 33. More

Common names

Gaivira in Portuguese (Português)
Guaibira in Portuguese (Português)
Guaivira in Portuguese (Português)
Jack in English
leatherjacket in English
Maracaibo leatherjack in English
Maracaibo leatherjacket in English
Meona in Spanish (español)
Pez cuero in Spanish (español)
Salteira in Portuguese (Português)
Sauteur palomette in French (français)
Sietecueros palometa in Spanish (español)
Tibiro in Portuguese (Português)
Tibiro amarelo in Portuguese (Português)
Tibiro-de-couro in Portuguese (Português)
Timbiro in Portuguese (Português)
Zapatero in Spanish (español)
Zapatero palometa in Spanish (español)
帕洛革鰺 in Mandarin Chinese
帕洛革鲹 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Carangidae
Genus : Oligoplites
Species : Oligoplites palometa
Authority : Cuvier, 1832