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Stephanolepis hispidus (Triggerfish; Planehead filefish; Planehead Fiiefish; Cuckold; Common filefish)

Synonyms: Balistes hispidus; Monacanthus auriga; Monacanthus filamentosus; Monacanthus gallinula; Monacanthus hispidus; Monacanthus oppositus; Monacanthus setifer; Monacanthus spilonotus; Monocanthus setifer; Stephanolepis hispida
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Wikipedia Abstract

Stephanolepis hispidus, the planehead filefish, is a species of bony fish, a ray-finned fish in the family Monacanthidae.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cape Cod National Seashore II 21724 Massachusetts, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 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  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Farranula gracilis[2]
Latreutes fucorum (slender sargassum shrimp)[2]
Ophiothrix angulata (angular brittle star)[1]
Paracaprella tenuis[1]
Platynereis dumerilii (Dumeril's clam worm)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major)1
Atherinomorus stipes (Hardhead silversides)1
Balistes capriscus (Grey triggerfish)2
Caranx crysos (Yellow tail cavalli)2
Cheilopogon melanurus (Flyingfish)1
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)1
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)1
Histrio histrio (Sargassumfish)1
Monacanthus ciliatus (Leather-fish)1
Parexocoetus brachypterus (Two-winged flying-fish)1
Prognichthys occidentalis (Bluntnose flyingfish)1
Seriola rivoliana (Pacific amberjack)2

Predators

Cynoscion nebulosus (Spotted weakfish)[1]
Histrio histrio (Sargassumfish)[2]
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)[1]
Pomatomus saltatrix (Tailor run)[1]
Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Atlantic sharp-nosed shark)[3]
Thunnus thynnus (horse mackerel)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Bianium plicitum[4]
Dollfusentis chandleri[4]
Homalometron mexicanum[4]
Hypocreadium scaphosomum[4]
Neoapocreadium chabaudi[4]
Neobenedenia melleni[4]
Schikhobalotrema solitaria <Unverified Name>[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr

Distribution

Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; Canada; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gabon; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Jamaica; Laguna de Términos; Madeira Islands; Martinique; Mauritania; Mexico; Montserrat; Morocco; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sao Tomé and Principe; Scotian Shelf; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Uruguay; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Bermuda, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Uruguay (Ref. 47377). Eastern Atlantic: Canary Islands to Angola (Ref. 3592).;

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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.
2COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND DIETS OF FISHES ASSOCIATED WITH PELAGIC SARGASSUM AND OPEN-WATER HABITATS OFF NORTH CAROLINA, Tara L. Casazza, Thesis, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2008
3Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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