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Atherinomorus stipes (Hardhead silversides; Hardhead silverside; Broadheaded silverside; Bristle herring)

Synonyms: Atherina laticeps; Atherina stipes; Atherina velieana; Atherinomorphus stipes
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument   Honduras  
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Parque Marino Nacional Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano National Park II 129688 Mexico      
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Abylopsis tetragona[1]
Acartia lilljeborgi[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Amphistegina gibbosa[1]
Archaias angulatus[1]
Asterigerina carinata[1]
Bigenerina irregularis[1]
Borelis melo[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Cyclorbiculina compressa[1]
Cymbaloporetta squammosa[1]
Dioithona oculata[1]
Diphyes bojani[1]
Ditrichocorycaeus amazonicus[1]
Ditrichocorycaeus americanus[1]
Eponides repandus[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Eudoxoides spiralis[1]
Eurydice littoralis[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farranula gracilis[2]
Flaccisagitta enflata[1]
Fritillaria haplostoma[1]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[1]
Krohnitta subtilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Laevipeneroplis proteus[1]
Lensia subtiloides[1]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[1]
Microsetella rosea[1]
Oikopleura dioica[1]
Oikopleura longicauda[1]
Oithona colcarva[1]
Oithona nana[1]
Oithona plumifera[1]
Oithona simplex[1]
Oncaea mediterranea[1]
Oncaea venusta[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[2]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Parvocalanus crassirostris[1]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Pyrgo sarsi[1]
Quinqueloculina bradyana[1]
Quinqueloculina seminula[1]
Quinqueloculina tricarinata[1]
Sahulia conica[1]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[1]
Siphonina pulchra[1]
Sorites marginalis[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major)1
Balistes capriscus (Grey triggerfish)1
Caranx crysos (Yellow tail cavalli)1
Chromis cyanea (Blue chromis)1
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)2
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)1
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)1
Parexocoetus brachypterus (Two-winged flying-fish)1
Prognichthys occidentalis (Bluntnose flyingfish)1
Seriola rivoliana (Pacific amberjack)1
Stephanolepis hispidus (Triggerfish)1

Predators

Caranx latus (Yellowjack)[1]
Caranx ruber (Bar jack)[1]
Carcharhinus limbatus (Spot-fin ground shark)[1]
Caretta caretta (Loggerhead)[1]
Cynoscion nebulosus (Spotted weakfish)[1]
Egretta rufescens (Reddish egret)[3]
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)[1]
Lutjanus jocu (Snuggletooth snapper)[1]
Lutjanus mahogoni (Spot snapper)[1]
Lutjanus synagris (Walliacke)[1]
Megalops atlanticus (Tarpon)[2]
Mycteroperca tigris (Tiger rockfish)[1]
Noctilio leporinus (greater bulldog bat)[4]
Priacanthus arenatus (Atlantic bigeye)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Scomberomorus regalis (painted mackerel)[1]
Scorpaena brasiliensis (Barbfish)[1]
Sphyraena barracuda (Striped seapike)[1]
Sphyraena picudilla (Southern sennet)[1]
Synodus intermedius (Sand diver)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium

Distribution

America, North - Inland waters; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Mexico; Nearctic; Neotropical; North Brazil Shelf; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; Puerto Rico; Saint Lucia; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Western Atlantic: southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan, Mexico to Brazil. Southeast Pacific: known only from Tumaco, Colombia (Ref. 9273).;

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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)
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Diet of the fishing bat Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus) (Mammalia, Chiroptera) in a mangrove area of southern Brazil, Marcelo O. Bordignon, Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 2006, vol.23, n.1, pp. 256-260
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