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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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Prey / Diet

Acartia lilljeborgii[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Corycaeus amazonicus[1]
Corycaeus subulatus[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farranula gracilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Microsetella rosea[1]
Oithona colcarva[1]
Oithona nana[1]
Oithona oculata[1]
Oithona plumifera[1]
Oithona simplex[1]
Oncaea mediterranea[1]
Oncaea venusta[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus crassirostris[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Predators

Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major)[2]
Abudefduf taurus (Pilotfish)[2]
Acanthostracion quadricornis (Trunkfish)[1]
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)[1]
Calliostoma javanicum (chocolate-line topsnail)[1]
Chaetodipterus faber (White angelfish)[1]
Chaetodon capistratus (School mistress)[2]
Chaetodon striatus (School mistress)[1]
Coralliophila aberrans (globose coralsnail)[1]
Coralliophila caribaea (Caribbean coralsnail)[1]
Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill)[1]
Hermodice carunculata (Fireworm)[1]
Holacanthus tricolor (Yellow nanny)[1]
Phragmatopoma caudata[1]
Pomacanthus arcuatus (Pot cover)[2]
Pomacanthus paru (French angelfish)[2]
Scomberomorus regalis (painted mackerel)[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

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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