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Epibulus insidiator (longjawed wrasse; Telescopefish; Sling-jaw wrasse; Slingjaw wrasse; Sling-jaw; Slingjaw; Jawslinger; Wrasse; Telescope fish)

Synonyms: Epibulis insidiator; Epibulus insidiator diator flava; Epibulus insidiator diator fusca; Epibulus striatus; Sparus insidiator
Language: Afrikaans; Bikol; Carolinian; Creole, French; Danish; Divehi; Fijian; French; Gela; German; Ilokano; Japanese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug; Marshallese; Other; Portuguese; Russian; Samoan; Somali; Spanish; Surigaonon; Swahili; Swedish; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tuamotuan; Visayan

Wikipedia Abstract

The slingjaw wrasse, Epibulus insidiator, is a labrid best known for its remarkable degree of jaw protrusion.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Trapezia intermedia (common guard crab)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aethaloperca rogaa (Rockcod)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Gnathia grutterae <Unverified Name>[2]
Stephanostomum casum[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Burger's Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium

Distribution

Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Arabian Sea; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Djibouti; Egypt; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aqaba; Hawaii (USA); Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to South Africa (Ref. 35918) and the Hawaiian and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Japan; Johnston Island; Jordan; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; Niue; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Seychelles; Somalia; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Viet Nam; Wake Island; Yellow Sea;

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Citations

Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program 2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011