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Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)

Prey / Diet

Americardia media (atlantic strawberry cockle)[1]
Amphistegina gibbosa[1]
Anadara notabilis (eared ark)[1]
Anodontia alba (buttercup lucine)[1]
Antillipecten antillarum (Antillean scallop)[1]
Arca zebra (turkey wing)[1]
Archaias angulatus[1]
Arcopsis adamsi (adams ark)[1]
Asterigerina carinata[1]
Barbatia candida (white-beard ark)[1]
Barbatia domingensis (white miniature ark)[1]
Bigenerina irregularis[1]
Borelis melo[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Chama macerophylla (leafy jewelbox)[1]
Chama sarda (cherry jewelbox)[1]
Chione cancellata (cross-barred venus)[1]
Clathrolucina costata (costate lucine)[1]
Codakia orbicularis (tiger lucine)[1]
Ctena orbiculata (dwarf tiger lucine)[1]
Cyclorbiculina compressa[1]
Cymbaloporetta squammosa[1]
Dallocardia muricata (yellow pricklycockle)[1]
Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[1]
Diplodonta caelata (pimpled diplodon)[1]
Diplodonta nucleiformis (nut-shaped diplodon)[1]
Echinometra lucunter (rock boring urchin)[1]
Echinometra viridis (Green boring reef urchin)[1]
Eponides repandus[1]
Euapta lappa (beaded sea cucumber)[1]
Eucidaris tribuloides (slate pencil urchin)[1]
Fulvia laevigata[1]
Gouldia cerina (waxy gouldclam)[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hermodice carunculata (Fireworm)[1]
Holothuria arenicola (Burrowing sea cucumber)[1]
Holothuria mexicana (donkey dung sea cucumber)[1]
Isognomon bicolor (bicolored purse-oyster)[1]
Isognomon radiatus (lister purse-oyster)[1]
Isostichopus badionotus (four-sided sea cucumber)[1]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[1]
Laevipeneroplis proteus[1]
Lima lima (spiny fileclam)[1]
Limaria pellucida (Antillean fileclam)[1]
Lirophora paphia[1]
Lobatus gigas (pink or queen conch)[2]
Lucina pensylvanica (Pennsylvania lucine)[1]
Lytechinus variegatus (green sea urchin)[1]
Lytechinus williamsi (Williams' variable sea urchin)[1]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Meoma ventricosa (West Indian sea biscuit)[1]
Modiolus americanus (American horsemussel)[1]
Mysia pellucida[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[1]
Ophiocoma wendtii (red ophiocoma)[1]
Ophioderma appressa[1]
Papyridea soleniformis (spiny papercockle)[1]
Periglypta listeri (princess venus)[1]
Phragmatopoma caudata[1]
Pinna carnea (amber penshell)[1]
Pista cristata[1]
Pitar fulminatus (lightning pitar)[1]
Plagiobrissus grandis (Great red-footed urchin)[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Pyrgo sarsi[1]
Quinqueloculina bradyana[1]
Quinqueloculina seminula[1]
Quinqueloculina tricarinata[1]
Sahulia conica[1]
Siphonina pulchra[1]
Sorites marginalis[1]
Streblosoma hartmanae[1]
Tellina radiata (sunrise tellin)[1]
Tellinella listeri (speckled tellin)[1]
Trachycardium isocardia (even pricklycockle)[1]
Tripneustes ventricosus (sea egg)[1]
Tucetona pectinata (comb bittersweet)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Calappa gallus (rough box crab)1
Callinectes sapidus (blue crab)1
Carpilius corallinus (batwing coral crab)1
Fasciolaria tulipa (true tulip)1
Menippe mercenaria (Florida stone crab)1
Panulirus argus (Caribbean spiny lobster)1
Petrochirus diogenes (giant hermit)1
Phyllonotus pomum (apple murex)1
Triplofusus giganteus (horse conch)1

Predators

Acanthostracion quadricornis (Trunkfish)[1]
Alphestes afer (Small grouper)[1]
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Redspotted Hawkflsh)[1]
Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)[1]
Anisotremus virginicus (Porkfish)[1]
Antennarius multiocellatus (Longlure frogfish)[1]
Apogon maculatus (Spotted cardinalfish)[1]
Archosargus rhomboidalis (Western Atlantic seabream)[1]
Balistes capriscus (Grey triggerfish)[1]
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)[1]
Bothus ocellatus (Flounder)[1]
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)[1]
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)[1]
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)[1]
Cephalopholis cruentata (Grouper)[1]
Cephalopholis fulva (Yellowfish)[1]
Dermochelys coriacea (Leatherback Sea Turtle)[1]
Diodon holocanthus (Ajargo)[1]
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)[1]
Doryteuthis pleii (arrow squid)[1]
Echeneis naucrates (White tailed remore)[1]
Echidna catenata (Little banded eel)[1]
Epinephelus guttatus (Rockhind)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Equetus lanceolatus (Ribbonfish)[1]
Equetus punctatus (Spotted ribbonfish)[1]
Gerres cinereus (Yellowfin mojarra)[1]
Ginglymostoma cirratum (Sand shark)[1]
Gymnothorax vicinus (Purple-mouthed moray eel)[1]
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)[1]
Haemulon chrysargyreum (Yellowstripe grunt)[1]
Haemulon flavolineatum (Yellow grunt)[1]
Haemulon macrostomum (Spanish grunt)[1]
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)[1]
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)[1]
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)[1]
Halichoeres garnoti (Yellowhead wrasse)[1]
Halichoeres maculipinna (Slippery okra)[1]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[1]
Harengula clupeola (Sardine)[1]
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Rock bullseye)[1]
Holocentrus adscensionis (Squirrelfish)[1]
Hypoplectrus aberrans (Yellow-belly hamlet)[1]
Hypoplectrus chlorurus (Yellowtail hamlet)[1]
Hypoplectrus nigricans (Bad lucks)[1]
Hypoplectrus puella (Butter hamlet)[1]
Labrisomus nuchipinnis (Molly miller)[1]
Lachnolaimus maximus (Hogftsh)[1]
Lepidochelys kempii (Atlantic Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley Seaturtle)[1]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[1]
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)[1]
Lutjanus griseus (Snapper)[1]
Lutjanus jocu (Snuggletooth snapper)[1]
Lutjanus mahogoni (Spot snapper)[1]
Lutjanus synagris (Walliacke)[1]
Melichthys niger (Pigger)[1]
Mulloidichthys martinicus (Yellow goatfish)[1]
Myrichthys breviceps (Sharptail eel)[1]
Myripristis jacobus (Bastard soldierfish)[1]
Neoniphon marianus (Switchtail)[1]
Octopus briareus (Caribbean reef octopus)[1]
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)[1]
Odontoscion dentex (Reef croaker)[1]
Opistognathus whitehursti (Dusky jawfish)[1]
Pareques acuminatus (Cluck)[1]
Priacanthus arenatus (Atlantic bigeye)[1]
Pseudupeneus maculatus (Spotted goat-fish)[1]
Sargocentron vexillarium (Welchman)[1]
Scorpaena brasiliensis (Barbfish)[1]
Scorpaena plumieri (Pacific spotted scorpionfish)[1]
Scorpaenodes caribbaeus (Reef Scorpionfish)[1]
Serranus tigrinus (Harlequin bass)[1]
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)[1]
Strongylura strongylura (Spottail needlefish)[1]
Thalassoma noronhanum (Noronha wrasse)[1]
Trachinotus falcatus (Yellow-wax pompano)[3]

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.
2Queen Conch Predators: Not a Roadblock to Mariculture, Darryl E. Jory and Edwin S. Iversen, Proc. Gulf Caribb. Fish. Inst. 35:108-111. (1983)
3Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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