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Canthidermis sufflamen (Filefish; Turbot; Ocean triggerfish; Ocean tally)

Synonyms: Balistes asperrimus; Balistes macrops; Balistes sobaco; Balistes sufflamen
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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    
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  

Prey / Diet

Diacavolinia longirostris (long-snout cavoline)[1]
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
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)1
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)1
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)1
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)1
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)1
Caranx latus (Yellowjack)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
Sanopus barbatus (Bearded toadfish)1
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)1
Thalassoma bifasciatum (Tikitiki)1
Trachinotus falcatus (Yellow-wax pompano)1

Predators

Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[2]
Makaira nigricans (Ocean guard)[2]
Thunnus albacares (Yellowfin-tuna)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Neobenedenia melleni[3]
Otobothrium dipsacus[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Rotterdam Zoo

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Brazil; Canada; Canary Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Western; Jamaica; Madeira Islands; Martinique; Montserrat; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Western Central; Puerto Rico; Saint Helena; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Paul's Rocks; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sao Tomé and Principe; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to South America. Eastern Atlantic: St. Paul's Rocks, Ascension, Cape Verde and St. Helena (Ref. 5288); Sao Tome Island (Ref. 34088).;

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Citations

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1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
2Jorrit 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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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