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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 Caribbean to southeastern Brazil. Z. sociatus is currently being studied for its use against human lymphatic parasites.
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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.)

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


W Central Atlantic, Central Indo-Pacific;



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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