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Pseudupeneus maculatus (Spotted goat-fish; Spotted goatfish; Souris jaune; Red goatfish; Queen mullet; Goatfish; Goat mullet; Copper pilot)

Synonyms: Mullus maculatus; Pseudopeneus maculatus; Upeneus maculatus
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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
Isla Mujeres, Punta Cancun y Punta Nizuc National Park II 21428 Quintana Roo, Mexico    
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  
Saba Marine Park National Marine Park II 5573 Netherlands Antilles  

Prey / Diet

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]
Americardia guppyi (guppy strawberry cockle)[1]
Americardia media (atlantic strawberry cockle)[1]
Anadara notabilis (eared ark)[1]
Ancylopsetta dendritica (Three-spot flounder)[1]
Anodontia alba (buttercup lucine)[1]
Antillipecten antillarum (Antillean scallop)[1]
Arca zebra (turkey wing)[1]
Arcopsis adamsi (adams ark)[1]
Asaphis deflorata (gaudy sanguin)[1]
Aspidosiphon laevis[2]
Barbatia candida (white-beard ark)[1]
Barbatia domingensis (white miniature ark)[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Caribachlamys ornata (ornate scallop)[1]
Caribachlamys pellucens (knobby scallop)[1]
Chama macerophylla (leafy jewelbox)[1]
Chama sarda (cherry jewelbox)[1]
Chione cancellata (cross-barred venus)[1]
Clathrolucina costata (costate lucine)[1]
Codakia orbicularis (tiger lucine)[1]
Coryphopterus glaucofraenum (Bridled Goby)[1]
Coryphopterus personatus (Masked goby)[2]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[1]
Ctena orbiculata (dwarf tiger lucine)[1]
Dallocardia muricata (yellow pricklycockle)[1]
Diplodonta caelata (pimpled diplodon)[1]
Diplodonta nucleiformis (nut-shaped diplodon)[1]
Domecia acanthophora (elkhorn coral crab)[1]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[1]
Fulvia laevigata[1]
Garthiope barbadensis (prickly mud crab)[1]
Gnathophylloides mineri (squat urchin shrimp)[1]
Gonodactylus bredini[1]
Gonodactylus lacunatus[1]
Gouldia cerina (waxy gouldclam)[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hermodice carunculata (Fireworm)[1]
Hexapanopeus caribbaeus (Caribbean mud crab)[1]
Hippolyte pleuracanthus (false zostera shrimp)[1]
Hippolyte zostericola (zostera shrimp)[1]
Isognomon bicolor (bicolored purse-oyster)[1]
Isognomon radiatus (lister purse-oyster)[1]
Laeonereis culveri (Culver's sandworm)[1]
Laevichlamys multisquamata (many-ribbed scallop)[1]
Leiosolenus bisulcatus (mahogany datemussel)[1]
Lima lima (spiny fileclam)[1]
Limaria pellucida (Antillean fileclam)[1]
Lirophora paphia[1]
Lithophaga teres (black datemussel)[1]
Lucina pensylvanica (Pennsylvania lucine)[1]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Micropanope nuttingi (beaded mud crab)[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]
Mithraculus sculptus (green clinging crab)[1]
Mithrax aculeatus[1]
Mithrax hemphilli[1]
Mithrax holderi[1]
Mithrax spinosissimus (channel clinging crab)[1]
Mithrax verrucosus (paved clinging crab)[1]
Modiolus americanus (American horsemussel)[1]
Mysia pellucida[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Pachycheles riisei (Riise porcelain crab)[1]
Pachygrapsus transversus (mottled shore crab)[1]
Paguristes cadenati (red reef hermit)[1]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[1]
Paguristes tortugae (bandeye hermit)[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Papyridea soleniformis (spiny papercockle)[1]
Paraliomera dispar (black coral crab)[1]
Paraliomera longimana (longarm coral crab)[1]
Parapinnixa bouvieri[1]
Parapinnixa hendersoni[1]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes pedersoni (Pederson cleaner shrimp)[1]
Periglypta listeri (princess venus)[1]
Petrolisthes galathinus (banded porcelain crab)[1]
Petrolisthes jugosus (redwhite porcelain crab)[1]
Phragmatopoma caudata[1]
Pilumnus diomedeae[1]
Pilumnus gemmatus (tuberculate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus holosericus (roseate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus longleyi (studded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus reticulatus[1]
Pilumnus sayi (spineback hairy crab)[1]
Pinna carnea (amber penshell)[1]
Pista cristata[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]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Pseudosquilla ciliata (Ciliated mantis shrimp)[2]
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]
Tellina radiata (sunrise tellin)[1]
Tellinella listeri (speckled tellin)[1]
Tozeuma carolinense (arrow shrimp)[1]
Trachycardium isocardia (even pricklycockle)[1]
Tucetona pectinata (comb bittersweet)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Bothus ocellatus (Flounder)1
Cephalopholis cruentata (Grouper)1
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)1
Haemulon album (Yellow grunt)1
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)1
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)1
Rypticus saponaceus (Three-spined soapfish)1

Predators

Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish)[2]
Caranx crysos (Yellow tail cavalli)[2]
Caranx ruber (Bar jack)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Fistularia tabacaria (Bluespotted Cornetfish)[2]
Lutjanus analis (Virgin snapper)[1]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[1]
Lutjanus jocu (Snuggletooth snapper)[1]
Onychoprion fuscatus (Sooty Tern)[1]
Pterois volitans (firefish)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Scorpaena grandicornis (poison grouper)[1]
Sula leucogaster leucogaster (Brown booby)[3]
Sula sula sula (Red-footed booby)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Haliotrema brevicornigerum[1]
Haliotrema caballeroi[1]
Haliotrema golvani[1]
Haliotrema longicornigerum[1]
Haliotrema pseudupenei[1]
Helicometra torta[1]
Mixonybelinia edwinlintoni[4]
Nybelinia indica[4]
Nybelinia lingualis[4]
Opecoeloides brachyteleus[4]
Opecoeloides elongatus[4]
Otobothrium dipsacus[4]
Pseudolacistorhynchus noodti[4]
Pseudotobothrium dipsacum[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Rotterdam Zoo

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; 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; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Bermuda and New Jersey, USA to Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ref. 57756), including the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the 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)
3THE DIET OF MASKED, BROWN AND RED-FOOTED BOOBIES (SULIDAE: PELECANIFORMES) IN THE MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO, Ricardo López-Ortiz, 2007, PhD Dissertation, UPR/RUM
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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