Ecological Archives E096-123-A1

Chelsea L. Wood, Julia K. Baum, Sheila M. W. Reddy, Rowan Trebilco, Stuart A. Sandin, Brian J. Zgliczynski, Amy A. Briggs, and Fiorenza Micheli. 2015. Productivity and fishing pressure drive variability in fish parasite assemblages of the Line Islands, equatorial Pacific. Ecology 96:13831398. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-2154.1

Appendix A. List of host species sampled.

Table A1. List of species sampled. Natural history data adapted from Randall (2005). Images of fishes courtesy of Cynthia Clark.

Analysis

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Latin name

Common name

Family

Diet

Relative body size

Largest TL attained (cm)

Across-islands analysis

 

Cephalopholis urodeta

Darkfin hind

Serranidae

Small fishes (68% of diet), crabs, shrimps, mantis shrimps

Medium

26.5

 

Ctenochaetus marginatus

Bluespotted bristletooth

Acanthuridae

Detritus and algae

Medium

29

 

Acanthurus nigricans

Whitecheek surgeonfish

Acanthuridae

Filamentous algae

Medium

21.3

 

Paracirrhites arcatus

Arc-eye hawkfish

Cirrhitidae

Shrimps, small fishes, crustaceans, fish eggs

Medium

14

 

Stegastes aureus

Golden gregory

Pomacentridae

Algal turf

Small

9.9

 

Chromis margaritifer

Bicolor chromis

Pomacentridae

Zooplankton

Small

9

 

Pseudanthias bartlettorum

Bartlett's anthias

Serranidae

Zooplankton

Small

6.2

Within-island analysis

 

Cephalopholis argus

Peacock grouper

Serranidae

Fishes (77.5%) and benthic crustaceans

Large

60

 

Acanthurus nigricans

Whitecheek surgeonfish

Acanthuridae

Filamentous algae

Medium

21.3

 

Paracirrhites arcatus

Arc-eye hawkfish

Cirrhitidae

Shrimps, small fishes, crustaceans, fish eggs

Medium

14

 

Plectroglyphidodon dickii

Dick's damselfish

Pomacentridae

Filamentous algae, coral polyps

Small

11.5

 

 

Chromis margaritifer

Bicolor chromis

Pomacentridae

Zooplankton

Small

9


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