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Zoanthus sociatus (Green sea mat)

Wikipedia Abstract

Zoanthus sociatus (commonly known as the green sea mat or button polyp) is a zoanthid usually found in shallow reef zones of tropical regions from Japan to Central America and the Caribbean. Z. sociatus is currently being studied for its use against human lymphatic parasites.
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Predators

Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major)[1]
Abudefduf taurus (Pilotfish)[1]
Chaetodon capistratus (School mistress)[1]
Pomacanthus arcuatus (Pot cover)[1]
Pomacanthus paru (French angelfish)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Dallas Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Distribution

W Central Atlantic, Central Indo-Pacific;

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Citations

Species recognized by den Hartog J.C. & van der Land J., 2000-2007, URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011