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Mithraculus sculptus (green clinging crab)

Synonyms: Maia sculptus; Mithraculus coronatus; Mithrax minutus

Wikipedia Abstract

Mithraculus sculptus, the green clinging crab or emerald crab, is a species of crab in the family Majidae. It is a dark green colour and is found in tropical waters in the Caribbean Sea. It is sometimes kept in reef aquaria.
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Prey / Diet

Amphistegina gibbosa[1]
Archaias angulatus[1]
Asterigerina carinata[1]
Bigenerina irregularis[1]
Borelis melo[1]
Cyclorbiculina compressa[1]
Cymbaloporetta squammosa[1]
Eponides repandus[1]
Laevipeneroplis proteus[1]
Pyrgo sarsi[1]
Quinqueloculina bradyana[1]
Quinqueloculina seminula[1]
Quinqueloculina tricarinata[1]
Sahulia conica[1]
Siphonina pulchra[1]
Sorites marginalis[1]

Predators

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]
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 adscensionis (Rockhind)[2]
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 flavolineatum (Yellow grunt)[1]
Haemulon macrostomum (Spanish grunt)[1]
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)[1]
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)[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)[2]
Holocentrus rufus (Wrenchman)[2]
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]
Lactophrys trigonus (Trunkfish)[1]
Lepidochelys kempii (Atlantic Ridley, Kemp’s Ridley Seaturtle)[1]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[1]
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)[2]
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)[2]
Myripristis jacobus (Bastard soldierfish)[1]
Octopus briareus (Caribbean reef octopus)[1]
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)[2]
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]
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)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Akron Zoological Park
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Colchester Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Randers Regnskov
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr

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.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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