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Myripristis jacobus (Bastard soldierfish; Bigeye squirrelfish; Big-eyed squirrelfish; Blackbar Soldierfish; Brother Jim; Buffalohead; Chinaman; Roundhead; Roundhead conga; Softback soldierfish; Squirrelfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Myripristis jacobus is a Soldierfish from the Western Atlantic. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 25 cm in length.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve VI 358906 Mexico    
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument   Honduras  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve VI 1312618 Mexico  
Saba Marine Park National Marine Park II 5573 Netherlands Antilles  
Seaflower Marine Protected Area 15125514 Colombia      

Prey / Diet

Abylopsis tetragona[1]
Acartia lilljeborgii[1]
Acartia spinata[1]
Acartia tonsa[1]
Aegires ortizi[1]
Alpheus armillatus (banded snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus cristulifrons (dotted snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus normanni (green snapping shrimp)[1]
Alpheus peasei (orangetail snapping shrimp)[1]
Aplysia parvula (pygmy seahare)[1]
Atagema browni[1]
Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Brachyscelus crusculum[1]
Calliostoma javanicum (chocolate-line topsnail)[1]
Centropages furcatus[1]
Ceratophyllidia papilligera[1]
Coralliophila aberrans (globose coralsnail)[1]
Coralliophila caribaea (Caribbean coralsnail)[1]
Corycaeus amazonicus[1]
Corycaeus subulatus[1]
Dendrodoris krebsii (Kreb's doris)[1]
Diodora dysoni (Dyson's keyhole limpet)[1]
Diphyes bojani[1]
Domecia acanthophora (elkhorn coral crab)[1]
Eoacmaea pustulata (spotted limpet)[1]
Erosaria spurca (Dirty Cowry)[1]
Euchaeta marina[1]
Eudoxoides spiralis[1]
Eurydice littoralis[1]
Euterpina acutifrons[1]
Farranula gracilis[1]
Felimida clenchi (harlequin blue doris)[1]
Flaccisagitta enflata[1]
Fritillaria haplostoma[1]
Garthiope barbadensis (prickly mud crab)[1]
Geitodoris pusae[1]
Glossocephalus milneedwardsi[1]
Hermodice carunculata (Fireworm)[1]
Hexabranchus morsomus[1]
Hexapanopeus caribbaeus (Caribbean mud crab)[1]
Krohnitta subtilis[1]
Labidocera acutifrons[1]
Lensia subtiloides[1]
Lestrigonus bengalensis[1]
Lithopoma caelatum (carved starsnail)[1]
Lithopoma tectum (West Indian starsnail)[1]
Lithopoma tuber (green starsnail)[1]
Luria cinerea (atlantic gray cowrie)[1]
Macrocypraea zebra (measled cowrie)[1]
Micropanope nuttingi (beaded mud crab)[1]
Microphrys antillensis (lobed decorator crab)[1]
Microphrys bicornutus (speck-claw decorator crab)[1]
Microsetella rosea[1]
Mithraculus cinctimanus (banded clinging crab)[1]
Mithraculus ruber[1]
Mithraculus sculptus (green clinging crab)[1]
Mithrax aculeatus[1]
Mithrax hemphilli[1]
Mithrax holderi[1]
Mithrax spinosissimus (channel clinging crab)[1]
Mithrax verrucosus (paved clinging crab)[1]
Monoplex pilearis (hairy triton)[1]
Nicidion mutilata[1]
Oikopleura dioica[1]
Oikopleura longicauda[1]
Oithona colcarva[1]
Oithona nana[1]
Oithona oculata[1]
Oithona plumifera[1]
Oithona simplex[1]
Oncaea mediterranea[1]
Oncaea venusta[1]
Ophiocoma echinata (black brittle star)[1]
Ophiocoma wendtii (red ophiocoma)[1]
Ophioderma appressa[1]
Pachycheles riisei (Riise porcelain crab)[1]
Pachygrapsus transversus (mottled shore crab)[1]
Paguristes cadenati (red reef hermit)[1]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[1]
Paguristes tortugae (bandeye hermit)[1]
Paracalanus aculeatus[1]
Paracalanus crassirostris[1]
Paracalanus parvus[1]
Paraliomera dispar (black coral crab)[1]
Paraliomera longimana (longarm coral crab)[1]
Parapinnixa bouvieri[1]
Parapinnixa hendersoni[1]
Penilia avirostris[1]
Periclimenes pedersoni (Pederson cleaner shrimp)[1]
Petrolisthes galathinus (banded porcelain crab)[1]
Petrolisthes jugosus (redwhite porcelain crab)[1]
Phragmatopoma caudata[1]
Pilumnus diomedeae[1]
Pilumnus gemmatus (tuberculate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus holosericus (roseate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus lacteus (velvet hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus longleyi (studded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus marshi (quadrate hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus pannosus (beaded hairy crab)[1]
Pilumnus reticulatus[1]
Pilumnus sayi (spineback hairy crab)[1]
Platydoris angustipes (Common leather doris)[1]
Sabellastarte magnifica (magnificent feather duster)[1]
Serratosagitta serratodentata[1]
Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmas tree worm)[1]
Stenorhynchus seticornis (yellowline arrow crab)[1]
Stylocheilus longicauda (blue-ring seahare)[1]
Synalpheus brevicarpus (Short-clawed sponge shrimp)[1]
Synalpheus longicarpus (Longclawed sponge shrimp)[1]
Tegula lividomaculata (West Indian tegula)[1]
Turbo castanea (chestnut turban)[1]
Undinula vulgaris[1]

Predators

Aulostomus maculatus (Trumpetfish)[2]
Caranx latus (Yellowjack)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)[2]
Lutjanus mahogoni (Spot snapper)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]
Scorpaena grandicornis (poison grouper)[1]
Trachinotus goodei (Zelwan)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Haliotrema myripritisi[1]
Haliotrema papillibaculum[1]
Haliotrema tenuihamus[1]
Pseudempleurosoma myripristi[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Artis Zoo
Burger's Zoo
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium
London Aquarium
Ouwehand Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Randers Regnskov
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Rotterdam Zoo
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd

Distribution

Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Ascension Island; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Canary Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea Current; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Netherlands Antilles; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Helena; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Paul's Rocks; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sao Tomé and Principe; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: North Carolina (USA), Bahamas and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; throughout the West Indies and the Caribbean Sea (Ref. 3724). Eastern Atlantic: St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121), Cape Verde, Principe, Ascension and St. Helena islands; Western Atlantic: North Carolina (USA), Bahamas and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; throughout the West Indies and the Caribbean Sea (Ref. 3724). Eastern Atlantic: St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121), Cape Verde, Principe, Ascension and St. Helena islands (Ref. 6537).;

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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.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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