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Cassis tuberosa (Caribbean helmet)

Synonyms: Buccinum striatum; Buccinum tuberosum; Cassis triangularis; Cassis triquetra; Cassis tuberosa cassis

Wikipedia Abstract

The king helmet, Cassis tuberosa, is a species of very large sea snail with a solid, heavy shell, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Cassidae, the helmet shells and their allies.
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Prey / Diet

Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[1]
Echinometra lucunter (rock boring urchin)[1]
Leodia sexiesperforata (six holed keyhole urchin)[1]
Lytechinus variegatus (green sea urchin)[1]
Lytechinus williamsi (Williams' variable sea urchin)[1]
Meoma ventricosa (West Indian sea biscuit)[1]
Plagiobrissus grandis (Great red-footed urchin)[1]
Tripneustes ventricosus (sea egg)[1]

Predators

Acantholobulus bermudensis (strongtooth mud crab)[1]
Aetobatus narinari (White-spotted eagle ray)[1]
Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)[1]
Archosargus rhomboidalis (Western Atlantic seabream)[1]
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)[1]
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)[1]
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)[1]
Calappa ocellata (ocellate box crab)[1]
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)[1]
Carpilius corallinus (batwing coral crab)[1]
Chilomycterus antennatus (Bridled burrfish)[1]
Cyclozodion angustum (nodose box crab)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Farfantepenaeus duorarum (pink shrimp)[1]
Garthiope barbadensis (prickly mud crab)[1]
Haemulon album (Yellow grunt)[1]
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)[1]
Haemulon carbonarium (Redmouth grunt)[1]
Haemulon chrysargyreum (Yellowstripe grunt)[1]
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)[1]
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)[1]
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)[1]
Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse)[1]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[1]
Lachnolaimus maximus (Hogftsh)[1]
Lactophrys bicaudalis (Trunkfish)[1]
Lactophrys trigonus (Trunkfish)[1]
Lactophrys triqueter (Trunkfish)[1]
Lepidochelys kempii (Atlantic Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley Seaturtle)[1]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[1]
Lutjanus griseus (Snapper)[1]
Micropanope nuttingi (beaded mud crab)[1]
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)[1]
Octopus vulgaris (common octopus)[1]
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)[1]
Ogcocephalus nasutus (Shortnose batfish)[1]
Panopeus occidentalis (furrowed mud crab)[1]
Panulirus argus (Caribbean spiny lobster)[1]
Pilumnus dasypodus (shortspine hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus diomedeae[1]
Pilumnus gemmatus (tuberculate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus holosericus (roseate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus longleyi (studded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus reticulatus[1]
Pilumnus sayi (spineback hairy crab)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Sargocentron vexillarium (Welchman)[1]
Scorpaena inermis (Mushroom Scorpionfish)[1]
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)[1]
Tozeuma carolinense (arrow shrimp)[1]
Trachinotus falcatus (Yellow-wax pompano)[1]

Distribution

North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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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.
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