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Sanopus barbatus (Bearded toadfish)

Synonyms: Opsanus barbatus
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Prey / Diet

Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Sapo bocon)1
Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)1
Balistes vetula (Turbot)1
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)1
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)1
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)1
Canthidermis sufflamen (Filefish)1
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)1
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)1
Haemulon macrostomum (Spanish grunt)1
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)1
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)1
Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse)1
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)1
Lactophrys bicaudalis (Trunkfish)1
Prognathodes aculeatus (Poey's butterflyfish)1
Thalassoma bifasciatum (Tikitiki)1

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Belize; Caribbean Sea; Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama; Western Central Atlantic: Honduras to Panama.;

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1Responses of Two Coral Reef Toadfishes (Batrachoididae) to the Demise of Their Primary Prey, the Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum, D. Ross Robertson, Copeia, 1987(3), pp. 637-642
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