Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Labridae > Halichoeres > Halichoeres poeyi

Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse; Blackear wrasse)

Synonyms: Platyglossus poeyi
Language: Mandarin Chinese; Portuguese; Spanish

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)[1]
Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Rypticus saponaceus (Three-spined soapfish)[2]
Scomberomorus regalis (painted mackerel)[1]
Sepioteuthis sepioidea (Caribbean reef squid)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc


Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; 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; Trindade Island; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and the Bahamas to São Paulo, Brazil (Ref. 57756).;

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)