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Sufflamen verres (brown triggerfish; Orangeside triggerfish)

Synonyms: Balistes verres
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Wikipedia Abstract

The orangeside triggerfish (Sufflamen verres) is a species of triggerfish found along the Pacific coast of Central and South America from Mexico to Ecuador. It is also found around the Galapagos Islands.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  


Prey / Diet

Coralliophila monodonta[1]
Jenneria pustulata (Jenner's cowry)[1]
Pherecardia striata[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Diodon holocanthus (Ajargo)3
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)3
Pseudobalistes naufragium (Stone triggerfish)3



External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
2Jorrit 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.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0