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Synodus saurus (Atlantic lizardfish; Lizardfish; Mackerabel; Bluestriped lizard; Bluestripe lizardfish; Lizard fish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The Atlantic lizardfish (Synodus saurus), is a species of lizardfish that primarily lives in the Eastern Atlantic.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve VI 358906 Mexico    
Isla Mujeres, Punta Cancun y Punta Nizuc National Park II 21428 Quintana Roo, Mexico    

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[4]
Synodus saurus (Atlantic lizardfish)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ascaris sauri <Unverified Name>[5]
Contracaecum fabri[5]
Proctophantastes polymixia <Unverified Name>[5]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[5]
Pollinator of 
Saxifraga oppositifolia (purple mountain saxifrage)[1]

Distribution

Aegean Sea; Albania; Algeria; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Western Central; Azores Islands; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Croatia; Cyprus; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Eastern Atlantic: Morocco to Cape Verde, including Azores and the Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: Bermuda and the Bahamas to the Lesser Antilles (Leeward Islands).; Egypt; France; Gibraltar; Greece; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guinea; Iberian Coastal; Israel; Italy; Lebanon; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Madeira Islands; Malta; Martinique; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Monaco; Montserrat; Morocco; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sea of Marmara; Serbia and Montenegro; Slovenia; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Spain; Syrian Arab Republic; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; US Virgin Islands; Virgin Islands (UK);

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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.
2Diet of Atlantic lizardfish, Synodus saurus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pisces: Synodontidae) in the central Mediterranean Sea, Valentina Esposito, Pietro Battaglia, Luca Castriota, Maria Grazia Finoia, Gianfranco Scotti and Franco Andaloro, Scientia Marina 73(2) June 2009, 369-376
3Feeding habits and trophic levels of Mediterranean fish, Konstantinos I. Stergiou & Vasiliki S. Karpouzi, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 11: 217–254, 2002
4DIET AND FEEDING OF DOLPHIN (CORYPHAENA HIPPURUS) IN WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN WATERS, Enric Massutí, Salud Deudero, Pilar Sánchez and Beatriz Morales-Nin, BULLETIN OF MARINE SCIENCE, 63(2): 329–341, 1998
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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