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Hypoatherina harringtonensis (Slender silverside; Reef silverside; Bullhead fry)

Synonyms: Allanetta harringtonensis; Atherina harringtonensis
Language: French; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
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
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  

Prey / Diet

Acartia lilljeborgi[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Dioithona oculata[1]
Ditrichocorycaeus amazonicus[1]
Ditrichocorycaeus americanus[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Eurydice littoralis[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farranula gracilis[1]
Flaccisagitta enflata[1]
Fritillaria haplostoma[1]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[1]
Krohnitta subtilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Labidocera scotti[2]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[1]
Microsetella rosea[1]
Oikopleura dioica[1]
Oikopleura longicauda[1]
Oithona colcarva[1]
Oithona nana[1]
Oithona plumifera[1]
Oithona simplex[1]
Oncaea mediterranea[1]
Oncaea venusta[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Parvocalanus crassirostris[2]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anchoa mitchilli (Bay anchovy)1
Membras martinica (Rough silverside)1
Menidia menidia (Tidewater silverside)1

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]
Euthynnus alletteratus (Little tunny)[2]
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)[1]
Megalops atlanticus (Tarpon)[2]
Mycteroperca tigris (Tiger rockfish)[1]
Ocyurus chrysurus (Yellowtail snapper)[1]
Platybelone argalus (keeltail needlefish)[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]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo

Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southeast; 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 Yucatan, Mexico to northern South America. Antilles, western Caribbean (Ref. 26938). Southeast Pacific: known only from Tumaco, Colombia (Ref. 9273).;

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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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