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Holocentrus adscensionis (Squirrelfish; Maryanne; Longjaw squirrelfish; Hardback Soldier; Cook; Common squirrelfish; Wenchman; Welshman; Welchman; Striped squirrelfish; Squirrel fish; Rotten finger)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Holocentrus adscensionis is a squirrelfish of the Holocentridae family from the Atlantic Ocean. It reaches up to 61 cm (24 in) in length. In the Western Atlantic, it is found from North Carolina, USA, and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the West Indies and Caribbean shores. In the Eastern Atlantic, it can be found from Gabon to Angola, as well as the South Atlantic islands of Saint Helena and Ascension.
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Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Ascension Island; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gabon; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea Current; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific.; Jamaica; Japan; Martinique; Mexico; Nicaragua; North Brazil Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; 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; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Taiwan; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the West Indies and Caribbean shores (Ref. 3724). Eastern Atlantic: Gabon, Angola, St. Paul's Rocks, St. Helena and Ascension Island (Ref. 6537).; Yellow Sea;

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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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