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Haemulon album (Yellow grunt; White pogret; White margate; White grunt; Viuda; Ronco blanco; Margate fish; Margate; Margaret grunt; Margaret fish; Grunt; Grey grunt)

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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    
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
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

Albunea gibbesii (surf mole crab)[1]
Alpheus armatus (brown snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus armillatus (banded snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus floridanus (sand snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus formosus (striped snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus heterochaelis (bigclaw snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus peasei (orangetail snapping shrimp)[2]
Americardia guppyi (guppy strawberry cockle)[2]
Americardia media (atlantic strawberry cockle)[2]
Amphiura fibulata[1]
Anadara notabilis (eared ark)[2]
Anodontia alba (buttercup lucine)[2]
Antillipecten antillarum (Antillean scallop)[2]
Arca zebra (turkey wing)[2]
Arcopsis adamsi (adams ark)[2]
Asaphis deflorata (gaudy sanguin)[2]
Aspidosiphon laevis[1]
Barbatia candida (white-beard ark)[2]
Barbatia domingensis (white miniature ark)[2]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[2]
Caribachlamys ornata (ornate scallop)[2]
Caribachlamys pellucens (knobby scallop)[2]
Cassis tuberosa (Caribbean helmet)[2]
Chama macerophylla (leafy jewelbox)[2]
Chama sarda (cherry jewelbox)[2]
Chione cancellata (cross-barred venus)[2]
Clathrolucina costata (costate lucine)[2]
Codakia orbicularis (tiger lucine)[2]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[2]
Ctena orbiculata (dwarf tiger lucine)[2]
Cymatium femorale (angular triton)[2]
Cypraecassis testiculus (reticulate cowrie-helmet)[2]
Dallocardia muricata (yellow pricklycockle)[2]
Dermomurex pauperculus (beggar aspella)[2]
Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[2]
Diplodonta caelata (pimpled diplodon)[2]
Diplodonta nucleiformis (nut-shaped diplodon)[2]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[2]
Eucidaris tribuloides (slate pencil urchin)[2]
Eulithidium thalassicola (turtlegrass pheasant)[2]
Fulvia laevigata[2]
Gnathophylloides mineri (squat urchin shrimp)[2]
Gonodactylus lacunatus[2]
Gouldia cerina (waxy gouldclam)[2]
Grubeulepis westoni[2]
Hemipodia californiensis[2]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[2]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[2]
Isognomon bicolor (bicolored purse-oyster)[2]
Isognomon radiatus (lister purse-oyster)[2]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[2]
Laevichlamys multisquamata (many-ribbed scallop)[2]
Leiosolenus bisulcatus (mahogany datemussel)[2]
Lima lima (spiny fileclam)[2]
Limaria pellucida (Antillean fileclam)[2]
Lirophora paphia[2]
Lithophaga teres (black datemussel)[2]
Lobatus costatus (milk conch)[2]
Lobatus gallus (roostertail conch)[2]
Lobatus gigas (pink or queen conch)[2]
Lucina pensylvanica (Pennsylvania lucine)[2]
Lytechinus variegatus (green sea urchin)[1]
Lytechinus williamsi (Williams' variable sea urchin)[2]
Mediomastus californiensis[2]
Meiosquilla tricarinata[1]
Microphrys interruptus[2]
Modiolus americanus (American horsemussel)[2]
Modulus modulus (buttonsnail)[2]
Moira atropos (Heart urchin)[1]
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)[2]
Monoplex nicobaricus (goldmouth triton)[2]
Mysia pellucida[2]
Naineris laevigata[2]
Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[2]
Ophiocoma wendtii (red ophiocoma)[2]
Ophioderma appressa[2]
Pagurus bonairensis[2]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[2]
Papyridea soleniformis (spiny papercockle)[2]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[2]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[2]
Periglypta listeri (princess venus)[2]
Pinna carnea (amber penshell)[2]
Pista cristata[2]
Pitar fulminatus (lightning pitar)[2]
Pitho aculeata (massive urn crab)[2]
Pitho lherminieri (broadback urn crab)[2]
Pitho quadridentata[2]
Pitho sexdentata[2]
Podochela riisei[2]
Prionospio heterobranchia[2]
Pseudosquilla ciliata (Ciliated mantis shrimp)[2]
Siphonosoma cumanense[1]
Smaragdia viridis (emerald nerite)[2]
Stenopus hispidus (redbanded coral shrimp, 'opae-huna)[2]
Streblosoma hartmanae[2]
Synalpheus fritzmuelleri (speckled snapping shrimp)[2]
Synalpheus goodei[2]
Synalpheus longicarpus (Longclawed sponge shrimp)[2]
Synalpheus pandionis (turtlegrass snapping shrimp)[2]
Synalpheus townsendi (Townsend snapping shrimp)[2]
Tellina radiata (sunrise tellin)[2]
Tellinella listeri (speckled tellin)[2]
Tozeuma carolinense (arrow shrimp)[2]
Trachycardium isocardia (even pricklycockle)[2]
Tucetona pectinata (comb bittersweet)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)1
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)1
Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse)1
Mulloidichthys martinicus (Yellow goatfish)1
Pseudupeneus maculatus (Spotted goat-fish)1
Trachinotus falcatus (Yellow-wax pompano)1

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[2]
Cephalopholis cruentata (Grouper)[2]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[2]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[2]
Synodus intermedius (Sand diver)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Echinopelma bermudae[2]
Homalometron foliatum[3]
Neobenedenia melleni[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; 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: Florida Keys (USA), Bermuda, and Bahamas to Brazil. Found throughout the West Indies; absent in Colombia (Ref. 3798).;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
2Jorrit 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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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