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Haemulon carbonarium (Redmouth grunt; Grunt; Gorète; Caesar grunt; Black-tail grunt; Blacktail grunt; Blacktail; Black grunt)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Haemulon carbonarium, the Caesar grunt, is a species of grunt native to the western Atlantic Ocean from Florida to Brazil and also in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. It inhabits coral or rock reefs and mangrove swamps at depths of from 3 to 25 metres (9.8 to 82.0 ft). This species can reach a length of 36 centimetres (14 in) TL though most do not exceed 20 centimetres (7.9 in). This species is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries and is also popular in public aquariums.
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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
Isla Mujeres, Punta Cancun y Punta Nizuc National Park II 21428 Quintana Roo, Mexico    
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

Acantholobulus bermudensis (strongtooth mud crab)[1]
Alpheus armatus (brown snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus armillatus (banded 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]
Calappa ocellata (ocellate box crab)[1]
Calcinus tibicen (orangeclaw hermit)[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Cassis tuberosa (Caribbean helmet)[1]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[1]
Cyclozodion angustum (nodose box crab)[1]
Cymatium femorale (angular triton)[1]
Cypraecassis testiculus (reticulate cowrie-helmet)[1]
Dermomurex pauperculus (beggar aspella)[1]
Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[1]
Echinometra lucunter (rock boring urchin)[1]
Echinometra viridis (Green boring reef urchin)[2]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[1]
Eucidaris tribuloides (slate pencil urchin)[1]
Eulithidium thalassicola (turtlegrass pheasant)[1]
Fissurella barbadensis (Barbados keyhole limpet)[2]
Gnathophylloides mineri (squat urchin shrimp)[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemimarginula pumila (pygmy emarginula)[2]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[1]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[1]
Ischnochiton papillosus[2]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[1]
Lobatus costatus (milk conch)[1]
Lobatus gallus (roostertail conch)[1]
Lobatus gigas (pink or queen conch)[1]
Lytechinus variegatus (green sea urchin)[1]
Lytechinus williamsi (Williams' variable sea urchin)[1]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Meoma ventricosa (West Indian sea biscuit)[1]
Microphrys antillensis (lobed decorator crab)[1]
Microphrys bicornutus (speck-claw decorator crab)[1]
Microphrys interruptus[1]
Mithraculus cinctimanus (banded clinging crab)[1]
Mithraculus ruber[1]
Mithrax aculeatus[1]
Modulus modulus (buttonsnail)[1]
Monoplex nicobaricus (goldmouth triton)[1]
Mysidium columbiae[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[2]
Ophiocoma wendtii (red ophiocoma)[1]
Ophioderma appressa[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Panopeus occidentalis (furrowed mud crab)[1]
Panulirus argus (Caribbean spiny lobster)[1]
Parapinnixa bouvieri[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]
Pista cristata[1]
Pitho aculeata (massive urn crab)[1]
Pitho lherminieri (broadback urn crab)[1]
Pitho quadridentata[1]
Pitho sexdentata[1]
Plagiobrissus grandis (Great red-footed urchin)[1]
Podochela riisei[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Smaragdia viridis (emerald nerite)[1]
Stenopus hispidus (redbanded coral shrimp, 'opae-huna)[1]
Streblosoma hartmanae[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]
Tripneustes ventricosus (sea egg)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)2
Balistes vetula (Turbot)1
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)1
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)1
Gerres cinereus (Yellowfin mojarra)1
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)1
Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse)2
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)1
Holocentrus rufus (Wrenchman)1
Labrisomus nuchipinnis (Molly miller)1
Malacanthus plumieri (Whiting)1
Sargocentron vexillarium (Welchman)1

Predators

Antennarius multiocellatus (Longlure frogfish)[2]
Carcharhinus limbatus (Spot-fin ground shark)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Cephalopholis cruentata (Grouper)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Synodus intermedius (Sand diver)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aponurus pyriformis[3]
Diplangus parvus[3]
Haliotrema striatohamus[1]
Homalometron foliatum[3]
Lecithochirium microcercus[3]
Leurodera decora[3]
Myzoxenus lachnolaimi[3]
Postmonorchis orthopristis[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Nicaragua; 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: southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan, Mexico to Brazil; including the Gulf of Mexico and the entire Caribbean Sea (Ref. 9626).;

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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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