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Halichoeres garnoti (Yellowhead wrasse)

Synonyms: Julis garnoti
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Wikipedia Abstract

The yellowhead wrasse, Halichoeres garnoti, is a fish species belonging to wrasse family native to shallow tropical waters in the Caribbean Sea and western Atlantic Ocean.
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anisotremus virginicus (Porkfish)1
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)1
Haemulon aurolineatum (Seize)1
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)1
Halichoeres maculipinna (Slippery okra)1

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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Distribution

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Honduras; 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; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Bermuda and southern Florida, USA to southeastern Brazil.;

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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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