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Holocentrus adscensionis (Squirrelfish; Maryanne; Longjaw squirrelfish; Hardback Soldier; Cook; Common squirrelfish; Wenchman; Welshman; Welchman; Striped squirrelfish; Squirrel fish; Rotten finger)

Synonyms: Holocentrum furcatum; Holocentrum longipinne; Holocentrum macropus; Holocentrum sanctipauli; Holocentrus ascensionis; Holocentrus longipinne; Holocentrus sogo; Perca adscensionis; Sargocentron furcatum
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Wikipedia Abstract

Holocentrus adscensionis is a squirrelfish of the Holocentridae family. It is found in the Western Atlantic, from North Carolina, USA, and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the West Indies and Caribbean shores. In the Eastern Atlantic, it can be found near Gabon, Angola, St. Paul's Rocks, St. Helena and Ascension Island.
View Wikipedia Record: Holocentrus adscensionis

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve VI 358906 Mexico    
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  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Abylopsis tetragona[1]
Acantholobulus bermudensis (strongtooth mud crab)[1]
Acartia lilljeborgii[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Alpheus armatus (brown snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus armillatus (banded snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus cristulifrons (dotted snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus floridanus (sand snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus formosus (striped snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus heterochaelis (bigclaw snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus peasei (orangetail snapping shrimp)[1]
Ambidexter symmetricus[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[1]
Calappa ocellata (ocellate box crab)[1]
Calcinus tibicen (orangeclaw hermit)[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Chlorodiella longimana (longhand rubble crab)[2]
Corycaeus amazonicus[1]
Corycaeus subulatus[1]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[1]
Cyclozodion angustum (nodose box crab)[1]
Diphyes bojani[1]
Epialtus kingsleyi[1]
Epialtus longirostris[1]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Eudoxoides spiralis[1]
Eurydice littoralis[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farfantepenaeus duorarum (pink shrimp)[1]
Farranula gracilis[1]
Flaccisagitta enflata[1]
Fritillaria haplostoma[1]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[1]
Gnathophylloides mineri (squat urchin shrimp)[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[1]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[1]
Krohnitta subtilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[1]
Lensia subtiloides[1]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[1]
Macrocoeloma trispinosum (spongy decorator crab)[2]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Microphrys antillensis (lobed decorator crab)[1]
Microphrys bicornutus (speck-claw decorator crab)[1]
Microphrys interruptus[1]
Microsetella rosea[1]
Mithraculus cinctimanus (banded clinging crab)[1]
Mithraculus forceps (red-ridged clinging crab)[2]
Mithraculus ruber[1]
Mithraculus sculptus (green clinging crab)[2]
Mithrax aculeatus[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Oikopleura dioica[1]
Oikopleura longicauda[1]
Oithona colcarva[1]
Oithona nana[1]
Oithona oculata[1]
Oithona plumifera[1]
Oithona simplex[1]
Oncaea mediterranea[1]
Oncaea venusta[1]
Pachycheles riisei (Riise porcelain crab)[1]
Pachygrapsus transversus (mottled shore crab)[1]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Panopeus occidentalis (furrowed mud crab)[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus crassirostris[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Parapinnixa bouvieri[1]
Parapinnixa hendersoni[1]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[1]
Petrolisthes galathinus (banded porcelain crab)[1]
Pilumnus dasypodus (shortspine hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[1]
Pista cristata[1]
Pitho aculeata (massive urn crab)[1]
Pitho lherminieri (broadback urn crab)[1]
Pitho quadridentata[1]
Pitho sexdentata[1]
Podochela riisei[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[1]
Stenopus hispidus (redbanded coral shrimp, 'opae-huna)[1]
Stenorhynchus seticornis (yellowline arrow crab)[1]
Streblosoma hartmanae[1]
Synalpheus brevicarpus (Short-clawed sponge shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus fritzmuelleri (speckled snapping shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus goodei[1]
Synalpheus longicarpus (Longclawed sponge shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus pandionis (turtlegrass snapping shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus townsendi (Townsend snapping shrimp)[1]
Tozeuma carolinense (arrow shrimp)[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Epinephelus adscensionis (Rockhind)1
Holocentrus rufus (Wrenchman)2
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)1
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)1
Myrichthys breviceps (Sharptail eel)1
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)1

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[1]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[2]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[1]
Lutjanus mahogoni (Spot snapper)[1]
Mycteroperca venenosa (Yellow-finned grouper)[1]
Onychoprion fuscatus (Sooty Tern)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Apertile holocentri[3]
Bivesicula caribbensis[1]
Haliotrema auribaculum[1]
Haliotrema curvicirrus[1]
Haliotrema longirectocirrus[1]
Helicometra equilata[3]
Helicometrina nimia[3]
Lecithochirium musculus[3]
Lepidapedoides levenseni <Unverified Name>[3]
Lepidapedoides truncatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Lepidapedon truncatum <Unverified Name>[3]
Neobenedenia melleni[3]
Pseudopecoelus barkeri <Unverified Name>[3]
Pseudopecoelus holocentri <Unverified Name>[3]
Stephanostomum pseudocarangis <Unverified Name>[3]
Sterrhurus musculus[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Cameron Park Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

Distribution

Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Ascension Island; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gabon; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea Current; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific.; Jamaica; Japan; Martinique; Mexico; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Helena; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Paul's Rocks; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sao Tomé and Principe; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Taiwan; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the West Indies and Caribbean shores (Ref. 3724). Eastern Atlantic: Gabon, Angola, St. Paul's Rocks, St. Helena and Ascension Island (Ref. 6537).; Yellow Sea;

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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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