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Xyrichtys splendens (Green Razorfish)

Synonyms: Hemipteronotus splendens; Hemipteronotus ventralis; Xyrichthys splendens; Xyrichtys ventralis
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument   Honduras  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Isla Mujeres, Punta Cancun y Punta Nizuc National Park II 21428 Quintana Roo, Mexico    
Saba Marine Park National Marine Park II 5573 Netherlands Antilles  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Candacia pachydactyla[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Scolecithrix danae[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major)1
Amblycirrhitus pinos (Redspotted Hawkflsh)4
Chromis cyanea (Blue chromis)1
Chromis multilineata (Yellow-edge chromis)1
Clepticus parrae (Sorrel chub)2
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)2
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)1
Harengula clupeola (Sardine)2
Hygophum hygomii (Lanternfish)2
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia (Sweethead fry)3
Opisthonema oglinum (Atlantic thread herring)1
Opistognathus aurifrons (Yellowhead jawfish)2
Paranthias furcifer (Sea bass)2
Rhomboplites aurorubens (Vermillion snapper)1
Selar crumenophthalmus (Steenbrass)3
Sternoptyx pseudobscura (Hatchetfish)3
Thalassoma bifasciatum (Tikitiki)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cuba; East Brazil Shelf; Gulf of Mexico; Mexico; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Bermuda and southern Florida (USA) to Brazil; throughout the Caribbean Sea.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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