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Scarus iseri (Striped parrotfish; Sleep on grass; Sammy johnson; Mud-belly; Mottlefin parrotfish; Gutong; Grey chub)

Synonyms: Calliodon lineatus; Callyodon iseri; Callyodon margarita; Scarus alternans; Scarus aracanga; Scarus croicensis; Scarus diadema; Scarus flavomarginatus; Scarus insulaesanctaecrucis; Scarus iserti; Scarus punctulatus
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
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  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Agelas dispar[1]
Aiolochroia crassa[1]
Amphimedon erina[1]
Aplysina cauliformis[1]
Aplysina fistularis (Yellow tube sponge)[1]
Aplysina fulva[1]
Aplysina lacunosa (Giant tube sponge)[1]
Cervicornia cuspidifera[1]
Chondrilla nucula (Chicken liver sponge)[1]
Clathrina coriacea (white clathrina)[1]
Cliona aprica[1]
Cliona caribbaea[1]
Cliona delitrix (Red boring sponge)[1]
Cliona laticavicola[1]
Cliona tenuis[1]
Cliona varians[1]
Cliona vermifera[1]
Cribrochalina dura[1]
Cribrochalina vasculum[1]
Dictyonella arenosa[1]
Dictyonella funicularis[1]
Dysidea janiae[1]
Gelliodes ramosa[1]
Geodia neptuni[1]
Geodia papyracea[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]
Mycale laxissima[1]
Neofibularia nolitangere (Touch-me-not sponge)[1]
Neopetrosia rosariensis[1]
Neopetrosia subtriangularis[1]
Petrosia pellasarca[1]
Pione lampa[1]
Siphonodictyon brevitubulatum (short-tubed boring sponge)[1]
Smenospongia aurea[1]
Spheciospongia vesparium (Common loggerhead sponge)[1]
Strongylacidon griseum[1]
Syringodium filiforme (manatee grass)[1]
Tectitethya crypta[1]
Thalassia testudinum (turtlegrass)[1]
Verongula gigantea (Giant bowl sponge)[1]
Verongula reiswigi[1]
Verongula rigida[1]
Xestospongia muta (giant barrel sponge)[1]
Xestospongia portoricensis[1]

Predators

Alphestes afer (Small grouper)[1]
Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish)[1]
Caranx ruber (Bar jack)[2]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Cephalopholis cruentata (Grouper)[1]
Cephalopholis fulva (Yellowfish)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Gymnothorax vicinus (Purple-mouthed moray eel)[1]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[1]
Lutjanus cyanopterus (Guasinuco)[1]
Lutjanus griseus (Snapper)[1]
Lutjanus jocu (Snuggletooth snapper)[1]
Mycteroperca interstitialis (Yellowmouth grouper)[2]
Mycteroperca tigris (Tiger rockfish)[1]
Mycteroperca venenosa (Yellow-finned grouper)[2]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Scorpaena brasiliensis (Barbfish)[1]
Scorpaena grandicornis (poison grouper)[1]
Scorpaena plumieri (Pacific spotted scorpionfish)[1]
Sphyraena barracuda (Striped seapike)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Rotterdam Zoo
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center

Range Map

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; North Brazil Shelf; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), Bahamas, and northeastern Gulf of Mexico to northern South America; throughout the Caribbean (Ref. 3802, 13628). Range probably extends to Brazil (Ref. 13628).;

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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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