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Pteria colymbus (Atlantic wing-oyster)

Synonyms: Avicula atlantica; Avicula cornea; Avicula jamaicensis; Pinctada colymbus; Pteria atlantica

Wikipedia Abstract

Pteria colymbus, or the Atlantic winged oyster, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Pteriidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to Bermuda and Brazil.
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Balistes capriscus (Grey triggerfish)[1]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[2]


North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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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)
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