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Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The slippery dick, Halichoeres bivittatus, is a species of wrasse native to shallow, tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean.
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Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap



Parasitized by 
Helicometrina nimia[3]
Hysterothylacium reliquens <Unverified Name>[3]
Neoapocreadium coili[3]
Schikhobalotrema adacutum[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo
Florida Aquarium
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden


Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Celestún Biosphere Reserve; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; North Brazil Shelf; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to Brazil (Ref. 7251).;

External References



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)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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