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Prionotus scitulus (Leopard searobin)

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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States

Prey / Diet

Anchialina typica[1]
Armandia maculata[1]
Bowmaniella portoricensis[1]
Branchiostoma floridae (Florida lancelet)[2]
Centropages caribbeanensis[1]
Cyclaspis unicornis[1]
Euceramus praelongus (olivepit porcelain crab)[2]
Eudevenopus honduranus[1]
Glyptoplax smithii (truncate rubble crab)[1]
Leptochela serratorbita (combclaw shrimp)[2]
Lucifer faxoni (Lucifer shrimp)[2]
Metharpinia floridana[1]
Mysidopsis furca[1]
Ogyrides hayi (sand longeye shrimp)[1]
Prionotus scitulus (Leopard searobin)[1]
Pseudomma heardi[1]
Rudilemboides naglei[1]
Sicyonia burkenroadi (spiny rock shrimp)[1]
Unciola serrata[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Ctenosciaena gracilicirrhus (Salmon)1
Leucoraja erinacea (common skate)1
Paranthias furcifer (Sea bass)1
Prionotus albirostris (Whitesnout searobin)1
Psammobatis extenta (Zipper sand skate)1
Rhomboplites aurorubens (Vermillion snapper)1
Rioraja agassizii (Rio skate)1

Predators

Caranx hippos (Yellow cavalli)[1]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[1]
Prionotus scitulus (Leopard searobin)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Gulf of Mexico; Laguna de Términos; Mexico; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Virginia to southern Florida in USA and northern and eastern Gulf of Mexico.;

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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. 2TROPHIC ONTOGENY OF THE LEOPARD SEAROBIN, PRIONOTUS SCITULUS (PISCES: TRIGLIDAE), Stephen T. Ross, FISHERY BULLETIN: VOL. 76. NO.1. 1978. pp. 225-234
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