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Opistognathus maxillosus (Mottled jawfish)

Synonyms: Opisthognathus maxillosus
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Attributes

Brood Dispersal [1]  On/In self

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Abylopsis tetragona[2]
Acartia lilljeborgii[2]
Acartia spinata[2]
Acartia tonsa[2]
Alpheus armillatus (banded snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus cristulifrons (dotted snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus peasei (orangetail snapping shrimp)[2]
Brachyscelus crusculum[2]
Centropages furcatus[2]
Corycaeus amazonicus[2]
Corycaeus subulatus[2]
Diphyes bojani[2]
Euchaeta marina[2]
Eudoxoides spiralis[2]
Eurydice littoralis[2]
Euterpina acutifrons[2]
Farranula gracilis[2]
Flaccisagitta enflata[2]
Fritillaria haplostoma[2]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[2]
Hermodice carunculata (Fireworm)[2]
Krohnitta subtilis[2]
Labidocera acutifrons[2]
Lensia subtiloides[2]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[2]
Microsetella rosea[2]
Nicidion mutilata[2]
Oikopleura dioica[2]
Oikopleura longicauda[2]
Oithona colcarva[2]
Oithona nana[2]
Oithona oculata[2]
Oithona plumifera[2]
Oithona simplex[2]
Oncaea mediterranea[2]
Oncaea venusta[2]
Paracalanus aculeatus[2]
Paracalanus crassirostris[2]
Paracalanus parvus[2]
Penilia avirostris[2]
Phragmatopoma caudata[2]
Sabellastarte magnifica (magnificent feather duster)[2]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[2]
Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmas tree worm)[2]
Synalpheus brevicarpus (Short-clawed sponge shrimp)[2]
Synalpheus longicarpus (Longclawed sponge shrimp)[2]
Undinula vulgaris[2]

Predators

Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[2]

Distribution

Antigua and Barbuda; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Caribbean Sea; Cuba; Jamaica; Mexico; Puerto Rico; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and Bahamas to Central America, West Indies and Caribbean Islands.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1"Male mouthbrooding in jawfishes (Opistognathidae): Constraints on polygyny.", Hess, HC, Bulletin of Marine Science [BULL. MAR. SCI.]. Vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 806-818. 1993
2Jorrit 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.
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