Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Beryciformes > Holocentridae > Neoniphon > Neoniphon marianus

Neoniphon marianus (Switchtail; Marian; Longspine squirrelfish; Longjaw squirrelfish; Large-mouthed squirrelfish; Hoseye conga)

Synonyms: Flammeo marianus; Holocentrum marianum; Holocentrus marianus
Language: French; German; Mandarin Chinese; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

Neoniphon marianus is a species of fish in the squirrelfishes found in the Western Atlantic Ocean
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Prey / Diet


Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[1]
Lutjanus mahogoni (Spot snapper)[1]
Mycteroperca venenosa (Yellow-finned grouper)[1]
Rhizoprionodon porosus (Snook shark)[1]


Parasitized by 
Helicometra equilata[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium


Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; USA (contiguous states); Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: Florida Keys, USA and Bahamas to Trinidad. Antilles and throughout Caribbean (Ref. 26938).;

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.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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