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Xanthichthys mento (Redtail triggerfish; Crosshatch triggerfish; Blue-throat trigger; Triggerfish; Peach face triggerfish)

Synonyms: Balistes mento; Xanthichthys gotonis; Xanthichthys purus; Xanthichthys surcatus
Language: Carolinian; Danish; French; Japanese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

Xanthichthys mento is a triggerfish from the Western Pacific. It inhabits outer-reef areas at depths of 6–131 m, and feeds on zooplankton. Xanthichthys mento grows to a size of 29 cm in length and occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  

Predators

Makaira mazara (black spearfish)[1]

Distribution

California Current; Chile; Clipperton Island; Cocos I. Costa Rica; Colombia; Cook Islands; Easter Island; French Polynesia; Galapagos Islands; Hawaii (USA); Humboldt Current; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Kuroshio Current; Mexico; Middle Bank; Midway Islands; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Western Central; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Raita Bank; Revillagigedo; Ryukyu Islands; Sulu-Celebes Sea; USA (contiguous states); Wake Island; Western Pacific: southern Japan and the Ryukyu, Izu, Marcus, Wake and Hawaiian islands. Eastern Pacific: southern California, USA and the Pitcairn, Easter, Revillagigedo, Clipperton, and the Galapagos islands (Ref. 5227, 11482).;

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Citations

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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.
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