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Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse; Blackear wrasse)

Synonyms: Platyglossus poeyi
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Portuguese; Spanish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
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

Americardia guppyi (guppy strawberry cockle)[1]
Americardia media (atlantic strawberry cockle)[1]
Anadara notabilis (eared ark)[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]
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]
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]
Coryrhynchus sidneyi (shortfinger neck crab)[1]
Ctena orbiculata (dwarf tiger lucine)[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]
Ericerodes gracilipes (unicorn neck crab)[1]
Euapta lappa (beaded sea cucumber)[1]
Eucidaris tribuloides (slate pencil urchin)[1]
Eulithidium thalassicola (turtlegrass pheasant)[1]
Fulvia laevigata[1]
Gnathophylloides mineri (squat urchin shrimp)[1]
Gouldia cerina (waxy gouldclam)[1]
Grubeulepis westoni[1]
Hemipodia californiensis[1]
Hemitoma octoradiata (eight-rib emarginula)[2]
Holothuria arenicola (Burrowing sea cucumber)[1]
Holothuria mexicana (donkey dung sea cucumber)[1]
Ischnochiton papillosus[2]
Isognomon bicolor (bicolored purse-oyster)[1]
Isognomon radiatus (lister purse-oyster)[1]
Isostichopus badionotus (four-sided sea cucumber)[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]
Meoma ventricosa (West Indian sea biscuit)[1]
Microphrys interruptus[1]
Modiolus americanus (American horsemussel)[1]
Modulus modulus (buttonsnail)[2]
Monoplex nicobaricus (goldmouth triton)[1]
Mysia pellucida[1]
Naineris laevigata[1]
Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[2]
Ophiocoma wendtii (red ophiocoma)[1]
Ophioderma appressa[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Papyridea soleniformis (spiny papercockle)[1]
Periglypta listeri (princess venus)[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]
Plagiobrissus grandis (Great red-footed urchin)[1]
Podochela riisei[1]
Prionospio heterobranchia[1]
Smaragdia viridis (emerald nerite)[1]
Streblosoma hartmanae[1]
Tellina radiata (sunrise tellin)[1]
Tellinella listeri (speckled tellin)[1]
Tozeuma carolinense (arrow shrimp)[1]
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)3
Anisotremus virginicus (Porkfish)1
Balistes vetula (Turbot)1
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)1
Calamus bajonado (Jolthead porgy)2
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)1
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)1
Canthidermis sufflamen (Filefish)1
Canthigaster rostrata (Sharpnose pufferfish)1
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)2
Gerres cinereus (Yellowfin mojarra)1
Haemulon album (Yellow grunt)1
Haemulon carbonarium (Redmouth grunt)2
Haemulon macrostomum (Spanish grunt)1
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)1
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)2
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)2
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)1
Labrisomus nuchipinnis (Molly miller)2
Lactophrys bicaudalis (Trunkfish)1
Malacanthus plumieri (Whiting)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

Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Rypticus saponaceus (Three-spined soapfish)[2]
Scomberomorus regalis (painted mackerel)[1]
Sepioteuthis sepioidea (Caribbean reef squid)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; 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; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and the Bahamas to São Paulo, Brazil (Ref. 57756).;

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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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