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Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)

Synonyms: Choerojulis arangoi; Choerojulis grandisquamis; Julis humeralis; Labrus bivittatus; Labrus multicostatus; Labrus psittaculus; Platyglossus florealis
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Wikipedia Abstract

The slippery dick, Halichoeres bivittatus, is a species of wrasse native to shallow, tropical waters of 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  
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  
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  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Acantholobulus bermudensis (strongtooth mud crab)[1]
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]
Ambidexter symmetricus[1]
Americardia guppyi (guppy strawberry cockle)[2]
Americardia media (atlantic strawberry cockle)[1]
Anadara notabilis (eared ark)[1]
Angiola lineata (dwarf planaxis)[2]
Anodontia alba (buttercup lucine)[1]
Antillipecten antillarum (Antillean scallop)[1]
Arca zebra (turkey wing)[1]
Arcopsis adamsi (adams ark)[1]
Arene tricarinata (gem cyclostreme)[2]
Argopecten gibbus (Atlantic calico scallop)[2]
Asaphis deflorata (gaudy sanguin)[1]
Barbatia candida (white-beard ark)[1]
Barbatia domingensis (white miniature ark)[1]
Brachidontes exustus (scorched mussel)[2]
Calappa ocellata (ocellate box crab)[1]
Calcinus tibicen (orangeclaw hermit)[1]
Capitella capitata (Threadworm)[1]
Caribachlamys ornata (ornate scallop)[1]
Caribachlamys pellucens (knobby scallop)[1]
Cassis tuberosa (Caribbean helmet)[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]
Ctena orbiculata (dwarf tiger lucine)[1]
Cumingia antillarum[2]
Cyclozodion angustum (nodose box crab)[1]
Cymatium femorale (angular triton)[1]
Cypraecassis testiculus (reticulate cowrie-helmet)[1]
Dallocardia muricata (yellow pricklycockle)[1]
Dermomurex pauperculus (beggar aspella)[1]
Diadema antillarum (long-spined sea urchin)[2]
Diplodonta caelata (pimpled diplodon)[1]
Diplodonta nucleiformis (nut-shaped diplodon)[1]
Echinometra lucunter (rock boring urchin)[1]
Echinometra viridis (Green boring reef urchin)[1]
Epialtus kingsleyi[1]
Epialtus longirostris[1]
Ervilia nitens (shining ervilia)[2]
Eucidaris tribuloides (slate pencil urchin)[1]
Eulithidium bellum (shouldered pheasant)[2]
Eulithidium thalassicola (turtlegrass pheasant)[1]
Farfantepenaeus duorarum (pink shrimp)[1]
Fulvia laevigata[1]
Gnathophylloides mineri (squat urchin shrimp)[1]
Gonodactylus lacunatus[1]
Gouldia cerina (waxy gouldclam)[1]
Granulina ovuliformis (teardrop marginella)[2]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[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]
Lobatus costatus (milk conch)[1]
Lobatus gallus (roostertail conch)[1]
Lobatus gigas (pink or queen conch)[1]
Lucina pensylvanica (Pennsylvania lucine)[1]
Lytechinus variegatus (green sea urchin)[2]
Lytechinus williamsi (Williams' variable sea urchin)[1]
Mediomastus californiensis[1]
Megalobrachium soriatum (pentagonal porcelain crab)[1]
Meoma ventricosa (West Indian sea biscuit)[1]
Microphrys antillensis (lobed decorator crab)[1]
Microphrys bicornutus (speck-claw decorator crab)[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]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[1]
Ophiocoma wendtii (red ophiocoma)[1]
Ophioderma appressa[1]
Ophiothrix angulata (angular brittle star)[1]
Pachycheles riisei (Riise porcelain crab)[1]
Pachygrapsus transversus (mottled shore crab)[1]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Panopeus occidentalis (furrowed mud crab)[1]
Papyridea semisulcata (frilled papercockle)[2]
Papyridea soleniformis (spiny papercockle)[1]
Parapinnixa bouvieri[1]
Parapinnixa hendersoni[1]
Periclimenes americanus (American grass shrimp)[1]
Periclimenes longicaudatus (longtail grass shrimp)[1]
Periglypta listeri (princess venus)[1]
Petrolisthes galathinus (banded porcelain crab)[1]
Pilumnus dasypodus (shortspine hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus sayi (spineback hairy crab)[1]
Pinna carnea (amber penshell)[1]
Pista cristata[1]
Pitar fulminatus (lightning pitar)[1]
Plagiobrissus grandis (Great red-footed urchin)[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Pseudosquilla ciliata (Ciliated mantis shrimp)[1]
Pseudostomatella coccinea[2]
Smaragdia viridis (emerald nerite)[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]
Synaptocochlea picta (painted false stomatella)[2]
Tegula lividomaculata (West Indian tegula)[2]
Tellina radiata (sunrise tellin)[1]
Tellinella listeri (speckled tellin)[2]
Trachycardium isocardia (even pricklycockle)[1]
Tripneustes ventricosus (sea egg)[1]
Tucetona pectinata (comb bittersweet)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amphichthys cryptocentrus (Sapo bocon)1
Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)1
Anisotremus virginicus (Porkfish)2
Balistes vetula (Turbot)1
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)3
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)2
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)1
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)1
Canthidermis sufflamen (Filefish)1
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)2
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)2
Haemulon album (Yellow grunt)1
Haemulon macrostomum (Spanish grunt)1
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)1
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)1
Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse)2
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)2
Holocentrus rufus (Wrenchman)1
Lactophrys bicaudalis (Trunkfish)1
Mulloidichthys martinicus (Yellow goatfish)1
Prognathodes aculeatus (Poey's butterflyfish)1
Sanopus barbatus (Bearded toadfish)1
Sargocentron vexillarium (Welchman)2
Sphoeroides spengleri (Puffer)2
Thalassoma bifasciatum (Tikitiki)1
Trachinotus falcatus (Yellow-wax pompano)2

Predators

Caranx ruber (Bar jack)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Centropristis striata (Sea bass)[1]
Epinephelus morio (Red grouper)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[1]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[1]
Lutjanus griseus (Snapper)[1]
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Scomberomorus regalis (painted mackerel)[1]
Sepioteuthis sepioidea (Caribbean reef squid)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Helicometrina nimia[3]
Hysterothylacium reliquens <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoapocreadium coili[3]
Schikhobalotrema adacutum[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Celestún Biosphere Reserve; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; North Brazil 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: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Brazil (Ref. 7251).;

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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)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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