Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Priacanthidae > Priacanthus > Priacanthus arenatus
 

Priacanthus arenatus (Atlantic bigeye; Atlantic big-eye; Balarton; Balatan; Bigeye; Big-eye; Catalufa; Common bigeye; Glasseye snapper; Goggle eye; Johnny diggens; Moonshine conga; Moonshine snapper; Red bigeye)

Synonyms: Priacanthus catalufa; Priacanthus insularum
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Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Echidna catenata (Little banded eel)1

Predators

Carcharhinus perezii (Caribbean reef shark)[2]
Lutjanus campechanus (Red snapper)[1]
Seriola dumerili (Yellow tail)[2]
Sula leucogaster leucogaster (Brown booby)[3]

Consumers

Distribution

Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Benguela Current; Benin; Brazil; Cameroon; Canada; Canary Current; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Colombia; Congo, Republic of; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Côte d'Ivoire; Discovery Bay; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Gabon; Ghana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Mexico; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Liberia; Madeira Islands; Martinique; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mexico; Montserrat; Nicaragua; Nigeria; North Brazil Shelf; Panama; Patagonian Shelf; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Sao Tomé and Principe; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Brazil Shelf; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Suriname; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Tropical and tropically influenced areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Bermuda and at least North Carolina, USA (Ref. 5403) southward to northern Argentina (Ref. 3800). Eastern Atlantic: Madeira to northern Angola. Med; Tropical and tropically influenced areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Bermuda and at least North Carolina, USA (Ref. 5403) southward to northern Argentina (Ref. 3800). Eastern Atlantic: Madeira to northern Angola. Mediterranean (Ref. 50345). Reports from the Indo-Pacific are misidentifications.; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK);

External References

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Citations

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)
3THE DIET OF MASKED, BROWN AND RED-FOOTED BOOBIES (SULIDAE: PELECANIFORMES) IN THE MONA PASSAGE, PUERTO RICO, Ricardo López-Ortiz, 2007, PhD Dissertation, UPR/RUM
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London