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Prionotus carolinus (Searobin; Northern searobin)

Synonyms: Prionotus affinis; Prionotus palmipes; Prionotus pileatus; Trigla carolina; Trigla palmipes
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Wikipedia Abstract

Prionotus carolinus, commonly known as the northern sea robin, common sea robin or gurnard, is a species of ray-finned fish found in shallow water on the east coast of the United States.
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Attributes

Water Biome [1]  Coastal

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Carcharhinus plumbeus (Thickskin shark)[5]
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)[3]
Squatina dumeril (Atlantic angelshark)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Grillotia erinaceus[6]
Orbocotyle prionoti[6]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Canada; Laguna de Términos; Mexico; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Scotian Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia in Canada to central Florida in USA. Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 26938).;

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1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
3Jorrit 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.
4 Steimle FW, Pikanowski RA, McMillan DG, Zetlin CA, Wilk SJ. 2000. Demersal Fish and American Lobster Diets in the Lower Hudson - Raritan Estuary. US Dep Commer, NOAA Tech Memo NMFS NE 161; 106 p.
5DIET OF THE SANDBAR SHARK, CARCHARHINUS PLUMBEUS, IN CHESAPEAKE BAY AND ADJACENT WATERS, Julia K. Ellis, Masters Thesis, The College of William and Mary, 2003
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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