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Clepticus parrae (Sorrel chub; Purple-tailed wrasse; Creole wrasse; Blue girl; Barracuda waitin boy)

Synonyms: Brama parrae; Clepticus genizara; Clepticus parrai
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Wikipedia Abstract

The creole wrasse (Clepticus parrae) is a species of wrasse native to the western Atlantic Ocean.
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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

Acartia lilljeborgii[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Corycaeus amazonicus[1]
Corycaeus subulatus[1]
Euchaeta marina[2]
Eurydice littoralis[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farranula gracilis[1]
Flaccisagitta enflata[1]
Fritillaria haplostoma[1]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[1]
Krohnitta subtilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[1]
Microsetella rosea[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]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus crassirostris[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[1]
Temora turbinata[2]
Undinula vulgaris[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Redspotted Hawkflsh)2
Chromis cyanea (Blue chromis)2
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)1
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)1
Harengula clupeola (Sardine)1
Hygophum hygomii (Lanternfish)1
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia (Sweethead fry)2
Opistognathus aurifrons (Yellowhead jawfish)2
Paranthias furcifer (Sea bass)1
Pseudocaranx dentex (underjaw kingfish)1
Rhomboplites aurorubens (Vermillion snapper)2
Selar crumenophthalmus (Steenbrass)1
Sternoptyx pseudobscura (Hatchetfish)1
Thalassoma bifasciatum (Tikitiki)1
Xyrichtys splendens (Green Razorfish)2

Predators

Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major)[1]
Bothus lunatus (Solefish)[1]
Caranx ruber (Bar jack)[1]
Carcharhinus limbatus (Spot-fin ground shark)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Hemiramphus balao (Balao)[1]
Hemiramphus brasiliensis (Ballyhoo halfbeak)[1]
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Rock bullseye)[1]
Lutjanus apodus (Schooly)[1]
Lutjanus cyanopterus (Guasinuco)[1]
Lutjanus griseus (Snapper)[1]
Lutjanus jocu (Snuggletooth snapper)[2]
Mycteroperca tigris (Tiger rockfish)[1]
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)[1]
Platybelone argalus (keeltail needlefish)[1]
Pterois volitans (firefish)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Scomberomorus cavalla (Spanish mackerel)[1]
Scomberomorus regalis (painted mackerel)[2]
Scorpaena brasiliensis (Barbfish)[1]
Scorpaena plumieri (Pacific spotted scorpionfish)[1]
Sphyraena barracuda (Striped seapike)[1]
Synodus intermedius (Sand diver)[1]
Trachinotus goodei (Zelwan)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Tergestia laticollis[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Odense Zoologiske Have
Rotterdam Zoo

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), and Bahamas to northern South America.;

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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)
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