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Holacanthus tricolor (Yellow nanny; Rock beauty; Rock beasty; Coshubba; Corn sugar; Angelfish)

Synonyms: Chaetodon tricolor; Holocanthus tricolor; Pomacanthus tricolor
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Wikipedia Abstract

The rock beauty, Holacanthus tricolor, is a species of marine angelfish of the family Pomacanthidae. Other common names include corn sugar, coshubba, rock beasty, and yellow nanny.
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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

Agelas dispar[1]
Aiolochroia crassa[2]
Amphimedon compressa (Red Finger Sponge)[1]
Amphimedon erina[1]
Aplysina cauliformis[1]
Aplysina fistularis (Yellow tube sponge)[1]
Aplysina fulva[1]
Aplysina lacunosa (Giant tube sponge)[1]
Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Callyspongia armigera[3]
Callyspongia vaginalis[3]
Cervicornia cuspidifera[1]
Chondrilla nucula (Chicken liver sponge)[2]
Clathria juniperina[3]
Clathrina coriacea (white clathrina)[1]
Cliona varians[1]
Cribrochalina dura[1]
Cribrochalina vasculum[1]
Desmacella meliorata[2]
Dictyonella arenosa[1]
Dictyonella funicularis[1]
Dysidea janiae[1]
Ectyoplasia ferox[1]
Erylus formosus (Taiwan sponge)[3]
Erylus ministrongylus[3]
Gelliodes ramosa[1]
Geodia neptuni[1]
Geodia papyracea[1]
Hyrtios violaceus[1]
Igernella notabilis[1]
Iotrochota birotulata (Black bush sponge)[2]
Ircinia campana (Stinking vase sponge)[1]
Ircinia felix (Stinking vase sponge)[1]
Ircinia strobilina (Stinking pillow sponge)[1]
Isaurus tuberculatus[1]
Montastraea cavernosa (great star coral)[1]
Mycale laxissima[1]
Myrmekioderma rea[2]
Neofibularia nolitangere (Touch-me-not sponge)[3]
Neopetrosia rosariensis[1]
Neopetrosia subtriangularis[1]
Palythoa mammillosa (knobby zoanthid)[1]
Palythoa variabilis (Brown colonial anemone)[1]
Parazoanthus swiftii (Brown colonial anemone)[1]
Petrosia pellasarca[1]
Plakortis angulospiculatus[1]
Smenospongia aurea[1]
Spheciospongia vesparium (Common loggerhead sponge)[1]
Spirastrella coccinea[3]
Strongylacidon griseum[1]
Tectitethya crypta[1]
Tedania ignis (Fire sponge)[3]
Umimayanthus parasiticus (Yellow colonial anemone)[1]
Verongula gigantea (Giant bowl sponge)[1]
Verongula reiswigi[1]
Verongula rigida[1]
Xestospongia muta (giant barrel sponge)[1]
Xestospongia portoricensis[1]
Zoanthus pulchellus (Mat anemone)[1]
Zoanthus sociatus (Green sea mat)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Cantherhines macrocerus (Whitespotted filefish)1
Cantherhines pullus (Tobaccofish)2
Chaetodipterus faber (White angelfish)1
Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill)1
Holacanthus ciliaris (Yellow angelfish)5
Holacanthus passer (whitestripe angelfish)1
Pomacanthus arcuatus (Pot cover)7
Pomacanthus paru (French angelfish)10
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Cortez angelfish)1

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Lutjanus jocu (Snuggletooth snapper)[4]
Scorpaenodes caribbaeus (Reef Scorpionfish)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Antorchis urna[1]
Laurotravassoxyuris travassosi <Unverified Name>[5]
Macrorchitrema havanense[5]
Neobenedenia melleni[5]
Pseudobarisomum holacanthi[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Rotterdam Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Wonders of Wildlife Museum

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Nicaragua; 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: Georgia (USA), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Santa Catarina, 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.
2The feeding ecology of three species of Caribbean angelfishes (family Pomacanthidae), Thomas F. Hourigan, Frank G. Stanton, Phillip J. Motta, Christopher D. Kelley & Bruce Carlson, Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 24. No. 2. pp. 105-116. 1989
3Sponge-feeding fishes of the West Indies, J. E. Randall and W. D. Hartman, Marine Biol. 1, 216-225 (1968)
4Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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