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Archosargus rhomboidalis (Western Atlantic seabream; Tropical sheephead; Sea bream; Brim)

Synonyms: Archosargus unimaculatus; Perca rhomboidalis; Perca unimaculata
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Wikipedia Abstract

Western Atlantic seabream, Archosargus rhomboidalis, is an ocean-going species of fish in the family, Sparidae. It was first described in 1758 by the “father of modern taxonomy,” Carolus Linnaeus, in the 10th edition of his book, Systema Naturae. Within their native range, Western Atlantic seabream are also known as the seabream, brim, tropical sheepshead, chopa amarilla, or salema.
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Prey / Diet

Acartia lilljeborgii[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Americardia media (atlantic strawberry cockle)[1]
Anadara notabilis (eared ark)[1]
Anodontia alba (buttercup lucine)[1]
Antillipecten antillarum (Antillean scallop)[1]
Aplysia parvula (pygmy seahare)[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[1]
Calcinus tibicen (orangeclaw hermit)[1]
Cassis tuberosa (Caribbean helmet)[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Charonia variegata (Triton's trumpet)[1]
Chione cancellata (cross-barred venus)[1]
Clathrolucina costata (costate lucine)[1]
Codakia orbicularis (tiger lucine)[1]
Corycaeus amazonicus[1]
Corycaeus subulatus[1]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[1]
Ctena orbiculata (dwarf tiger lucine)[1]
Cymatium femorale (angular triton)[1]
Cypraecassis testiculus (reticulate cowrie-helmet)[1]
Dallocardia muricata (yellow pricklycockle)[1]
Dermomurex pauperculus (beggar aspella)[1]
Diplodonta caelata (pimpled diplodon)[1]
Diplodonta nucleiformis (nut-shaped diplodon)[1]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Eulithidium thalassicola (turtlegrass pheasant)[1]
Eurydice littoralis[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farranula gracilis[1]
Flaccisagitta enflata[1]
Fritillaria haplostoma[1]
Fulvia laevigata[1]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[1]
Gouldia cerina (waxy gouldclam)[1]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[1]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[1]
Krohnitta subtilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Leiosolenus bisulcatus (mahogany datemussel)[1]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[1]
Lirophora paphia[1]
Lithophaga teres (black datemussel)[1]
Lobatus costatus (milk conch)[1]
Lobatus gallus (roostertail conch)[1]
Lobatus gigas (pink or queen conch)[1]
Lucina pensylvanica (Pennsylvania lucine)[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 ruber[1]
Mithrax aculeatus[1]
Modiolus americanus (American horsemussel)[1]
Modulus modulus (buttonsnail)[1]
Monoplex nicobaricus (goldmouth triton)[1]
Mysia pellucida[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]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Papyridea soleniformis (spiny papercockle)[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus crassirostris[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[1]
Periglypta listeri (princess venus)[1]
Perophora viridis (Green colonial tunicate)[1]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[1]
Pinctada imbricata subsp. radiata (Atlantic pearl-oyster)[1]
Pinna carnea (amber penshell)[1]
Pitar fulminatus (lightning pitar)[1]
Pitho aculeata (massive urn crab)[1]
Pitho lherminieri (broadback urn crab)[1]
Pitho quadridentata[1]
Pitho sexdentata[1]
Podochela riisei[1]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[1]
Sinum perspectivum (white baby ear)[1]
Smaragdia viridis (emerald nerite)[1]
Stenopus hispidus (redbanded coral shrimp, 'opae-huna)[1]
Syringodium filiforme (manatee grass)[2]
Tellina radiata (sunrise tellin)[1]
Tellinella listeri (speckled tellin)[1]
Thalassia testudinum (turtlegrass)[2]
Tozeuma carolinense (arrow shrimp)[1]
Trachycardium isocardia (even pricklycockle)[1]
Tucetona pectinata (comb bittersweet)[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthurus coeruleus (Yellow doctorfish)1
Aluterus schoepfii (Tobaccofish)2
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)1
Chaetodipterus faber (White angelfish)1
Lactophrys bicaudalis (Trunkfish)2
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)1
Mugil curema (White mullet)1
Scarus coelestinus (Midnight Parrotfish)1
Scarus guacamaia (Blue rainbow)2
Scarus taeniopterus (Blue chub)1
Scarus vetula (Blownose)1
Sparisoma aurofrenatum (Black parrot)1
Sparisoma chrysopterum (Redtail parrotfish)1
Sparisoma radians (Sleep on grass)1
Sparisoma rubripinne (Yellowtail parrotfish)1
Sparisoma viride (Stoplight parrotfish)1
Stegastes fuscus (dusky damselfish)1

Predators

Carcharhinus limbatus (Spot-fin ground shark)[3]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Gonodactylus lacunatus[1]
Pseudosquilla ciliata (Ciliated mantis shrimp)[1]
Sepioteuthis sepioidea (Caribbean reef squid)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Lepidauchen stenostoma[1]
Macvicaria crassigula[4]
Megasolena hysterospina[4]
Microcotyle archosargi[1]
Paramicrocotyle tampicensis <Unverified Name>[4]
Plagioporus crassigulus <Unverified Name>[4]
Pterinotrematoides mexicanum[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Brevard Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Florida Aquarium

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Barbados; Belize; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Laguna de Términos; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental 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: New Jersey, USA and northeastern Gulf of Mexico to Argentina (Ref. 4517). Absent from the Bahamas (Ref. 26938).;

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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)
3Occurrence, Diet and Growth of Juvenile Blacktip Sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus, from Los Roques Archipelago National Park, Venezuela, RAFAEL TAVARES, Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 44, No. 3, 291-302, 2008
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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