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Lactophrys triqueter (Trunkfish; Spotted trunkfish; Smooth trunkfish; Shell fish)

Synonyms: Ostracion triqueter; Rhinesomus triqueter
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Wikipedia Abstract

Lactophrys triqueter also known as the Smooth trunkfish, is a species of boxfish found on and near reefs in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and subtropical parts of the western Atlantic Ocean.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve VI 358906 Mexico    
Buenavista Wetland Reserve 778949 Cuba    
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument   Honduras  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Parque Marino Nacional Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano National Park II 129688 Mexico      
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  
Saba Marine Park National Marine Park II 5573 Netherlands Antilles  

Prey / Diet

Aegires ortizi[1]
Agelas dispar[1]
Aiolochroia crassa[1]
Amphimedon erina[1]
Aplysia parvula (pygmy seahare)[1]
Aplysina cauliformis[1]
Aplysina fistularis (Yellow tube sponge)[1]
Aplysina fulva[1]
Aplysina lacunosa (Giant tube sponge)[1]
Ascidia nigra (Black sea squirt)[2]
Aspidosiphon parvulus[2]
Atagema browni[1]
Calliostoma javanicum (chocolate-line topsnail)[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Cassis tuberosa (Caribbean helmet)[1]
Ceratophyllidia papilligera[1]
Cervicornia cuspidifera[1]
Chondrilla nucula (Chicken liver sponge)[1]
Clathrina coriacea (white clathrina)[1]
Cliona varians[1]
Coralliophila aberrans (globose coralsnail)[1]
Coralliophila caribaea (Caribbean coralsnail)[1]
Cribrochalina dura[1]
Cribrochalina vasculum[1]
Cymatium femorale (angular triton)[1]
Cypraecassis testiculus (reticulate cowrie-helmet)[1]
Dendrodoris krebsii (Kreb's doris)[1]
Dermomurex pauperculus (beggar aspella)[1]
Dictyonella arenosa[1]
Dictyonella funicularis[1]
Diodora dysoni (Dyson's keyhole limpet)[1]
Dysidea janiae[1]
Eoacmaea pustulata (spotted limpet)[1]
Erosaria spurca (Dirty Cowry)[1]
Eulithidium thalassicola (turtlegrass pheasant)[1]
Felimida clenchi (harlequin blue doris)[1]
Fenestraria rhopalophylla (babies toes)[1]
Geitodoris pusae[1]
Gelliodes ramosa[1]
Geodia neptuni[1]
Geodia papyracea[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hermodice carunculata (Fireworm)[1]
Hexabranchus morsomus[1]
Hyrtios violaceus[1]
Igernella notabilis[1]
Iotrochota birotulata (Black bush sponge)[1]
Ircinia campana (Stinking vase sponge)[1]
Ircinia felix (Stinking vase sponge)[1]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[1]
Lithopoma caelatum (carved starsnail)[1]
Lithopoma tectum (West Indian starsnail)[1]
Lithopoma tuber (green starsnail)[1]
Lobatus costatus (milk conch)[1]
Lobatus gallus (roostertail conch)[1]
Lobatus gigas (pink or queen conch)[1]
Luria cinerea (atlantic gray cowrie)[1]
Lytechinus variegatus (green sea urchin)[1]
Macrocypraea zebra (measled cowrie)[1]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Modulus modulus (buttonsnail)[1]
Monoplex nicobaricus (goldmouth triton)[1]
Monoplex pilearis (hairy triton)[1]
Mycale laxissima[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Neofibularia nolitangere (Touch-me-not sponge)[1]
Neopetrosia rosariensis[1]
Neopetrosia subtriangularis[1]
Petrosia pellasarca[1]
Phragmatopoma caudata[1]
Pista cristata[1]
Platydoris angustipes (Common leather doris)[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Smaragdia viridis (emerald nerite)[1]
Smenospongia aurea[1]
Spheciospongia vesparium (Common loggerhead sponge)[1]
Streblosoma hartmanae[1]
Strongylacidon griseum[1]
Stylocheilus longicauda (blue-ring seahare)[1]
Syringodium filiforme (manatee grass)[1]
Tectitethya crypta[1]
Tegula lividomaculata (West Indian tegula)[1]
Thalassia testudinum (turtlegrass)[1]
Trididemnum savignii[2]
Turbo castanea (chestnut turban)[1]
Verongula gigantea (Giant bowl sponge)[1]
Verongula reiswigi[1]
Verongula rigida[1]
Xestospongia muta (giant barrel sponge)[1]
Xestospongia portoricensis[1]

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[1]
Rachycentron canadum (Sergent fish)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Dermadena lactophrysi[3]
Haliotrema glandulosum[1]
Haliotrema glanulosum <Unverified Name>[3]
Haliotrema guadeloupensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Haliotrema minutum[3]
Haliotrema torridum[3]
Hypocreadium lactophrysi <Unverified Name>[3]
Neobenedenia melleni[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium

Distribution

Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 12204) and Massachusetts, USA to Brazil, including Bermuda, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.;

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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)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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