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Alpheus heterochaelis (bigclaw snapping shrimp)

Synonyms: Alpheus lutarius; Crangon heterochaelis; Halopsyche lutaria

Wikipedia Abstract

Alpheus heterochaelis, the bigclaw snapping shrimp, is a snapper or pistol shrimp in the family Alpheidae. It is found in the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
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Prey / Diet

Agelas dispar[1]
Aiolochroia crassa[1]
Amphimedon erina[1]
Aplysina cauliformis[1]
Aplysina fistularis (Yellow tube sponge)[1]
Aplysina fulva[1]
Aplysina lacunosa (Giant tube sponge)[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Cervicornia cuspidifera[1]
Chondrilla nucula (Chicken liver sponge)[1]
Clathrina coriacea (white clathrina)[1]
Cliona varians[1]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[1]
Cribrochalina dura[1]
Cribrochalina vasculum[1]
Dictyonella arenosa[1]
Dictyonella funicularis[1]
Dysidea janiae[1]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[1]
Gelliodes ramosa[1]
Geodia neptuni[1]
Geodia papyracea[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[1]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[1]
Hyrtios violaceus[1]
Igernella notabilis[1]
Iotrochota birotulata (Black bush sponge)[1]
Ircinia campana (Stinking vase sponge)[1]
Ircinia felix (Stinking vase sponge)[1]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[1]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Mycale laxissima[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Neofibularia nolitangere (Touch-me-not sponge)[1]
Neopetrosia rosariensis[1]
Neopetrosia subtriangularis[1]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[1]
Petrosia pellasarca[1]
Pista cristata[1]
Pitho aculeata (massive urn crab)[1]
Pitho lherminieri (broadback urn crab)[1]
Pitho quadridentata[1]
Pitho sexdentata[1]
Podochela riisei[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Smenospongia aurea[1]
Spheciospongia vesparium (Common loggerhead sponge)[1]
Stenopus hispidus (redbanded coral shrimp, 'opae-huna)[1]
Streblosoma hartmanae[1]
Strongylacidon griseum[1]
Tectitethya crypta[1]
Verongula gigantea (Giant bowl sponge)[1]
Verongula reiswigi[1]
Verongula rigida[1]
Xestospongia muta (giant barrel sponge)[1]
Xestospongia portoricensis[1]

Predators

Aetobatus narinari (White-spotted eagle ray)[1]
Alphestes afer (Small grouper)[1]
Anguilla rostrata (American eel)[1]
Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)[1]
Archosargus probatocephalus (Southern sheeps head)[1]
Ariopsis felis (Sea catfish)[1]
Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish)[1]
Bairdiella chrysoura (Silver perch)[1]
Balistes capriscus (Grey triggerfish)[1]
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)[1]
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)[1]
Cynoscion nebulosus (Spotted weakfish)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Farfantepenaeus duorarum (pink shrimp)[1]
Gonodactylus lacunatus[1]
Haemulon album (Yellow grunt)[1]
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)[1]
Haemulon carbonarium (Redmouth grunt)[1]
Haemulon chrysargyreum (Yellowstripe grunt)[1]
Haemulon flavolineatum (Yellow grunt)[1]
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)[1]
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)[1]
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)[1]
Holocentrus adscensionis (Squirrelfish)[1]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[1]
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)[1]
Lutjanus griseus (Snapper)[1]
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)[1]
Mulloidichthys martinicus (Yellow goatfish)[1]
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)[2]
Myrichthys breviceps (Sharptail eel)[1]
Neoniphon marianus (Switchtail)[1]
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)[1]
Opisthonema oglinum (Atlantic thread herring)[1]
Opsanus beta (Gulf toadfish)[1]
Pogonias cromis (Sea drum)[1]
Pseudosquilla ciliata (Ciliated mantis shrimp)[1]
Pseudupeneus maculatus (Spotted goat-fish)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Sargocentron coruscum (Conga tony)[1]
Sargocentron vexillarium (Welchman)[1]
Sciaenops ocellatus (Spotted bass)[3]
Scorpaena grandicornis (poison grouper)[1]
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)[1]

Distribution

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. 2Ontogenetic Shifts in the Diet of Gag, Mycteroperca microlepis, (Goode and Bean), (Pisces: Serranidae), Michael D. Mullaney, Jr., Proceedings of the 43rd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, pp. 432-445 (1994) 3Food of the Red Drum, Sciaenops ocellata, from Mississippi Sound, Robin M. Overstreet, Richard W. Heard, Gulf Research Reports, Vol. 6, No. 2, 131-135, 1978
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