Table 1 Summary of client reef fish diversity observed at Ancylomenes pedersoni cleaning stations in this study, with raw number of observations for that species at each reef site (Banco Caprio, Cayos Cochinos, and Utila), and the percent of included cleans at that site featuring that species.

From: Lack of strategic service provisioning by Pederson’s cleaner shrimp (Ancylomenes pedersoni) highlights independent evolution of cleaning behaviors between ocean basins

Family Genus Species Common Name Predatory? Banco Capiro # (%) Cayos Cochinos # (%) Utila # (%)
Acanthurdiae Acanthurus bahianus Ocean Surgeonfish No 53 (16%)* 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
chirurgus Doctorfish No 1 (<1%) 14 (4%) 4 (1%)
coeruleus Blue Tang No 3 (<1%) 3 (<1%) 15 (4%)
Chaetodontidae Chaetodon capistratus Foureye Butterflyfish No 2 (<1%) 1 (<1%) 3 (<1%)
oceallatus Spotfin Butterflyfish No 4 (1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
striatus Banded Butterflyfish No 3 (<1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Haemulidae Haemulon aurolineatum Tomtate Yes 5 (2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
macrostomum Spanish Grunt Yes 0 (0%) 2 (<1%) 0 (0%)
plumierii White Grunt Yes 20 (6%) 33 (9%)* 5 (2%)
sciurus Bluestriped Grunt Yes 0 (0%) 20 (6%)* 0 (0%)
Holocentridae Holocentrus rufus Longspine Squirrelfish Yes 6 (2%) 0 (0%) 2 (<1%)
Labridae Halichoeres bivittatus Slippery Dick Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (<1%)
garnoti Yellowhead Wrasse Yes 4 (1%) 0 (0%) 5 (2%)
Lutjanidae Lutjanus apodus Schoolmaster Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 69 (20%)*
cyanopterus Cubera Snapper Yes 0 (0%) 2 (<1%) 0 (0%)
griseus Gray Snapper Yes 0 (0%) 14 (4%) 0 (0%)
mahogoni Mahogany Snapper Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (<1%)
Monacanthidae Cantherhines pullus Orange-Spotted Filefish No 18 (5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Mullidae Mulloidichthys martinicus Yellowtail Goatfish Yes 0 (0%) 8 (2%) 0 (0%)
Pseudupeneus maculatus Spotted Goatfish Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (<1%)
Ostraciidae Lactophrys bicaudalis Spotted Trunkfish Yes 0 (0%) 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
trigonus Buffalo Trunkfish Yes 0 (0%) 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
triqueter Smooth Trunkfish Yes 1 (<1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Pomacentridae Chromis cyanea Blue Chromis No 0 (0%) 16 (5%) 6 (2%)
Pomacanthus arcuatus Gray Angelfish No 0 (0%) 12 (3%) 6 (2%)
Stegastes diencaeus Longfin Damselfish No 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 105 (31%)*
partitus Bicolor Damselfish No 0 (0%) 23 (7%)* 2 (<1%)
variabilis Cocoa Damselfish No 2 (<1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Scaridae Sparisoma aurofrenatum Redband Parrotfish No 58 (17%)* 70 (20%)* 18 (5%)^
chrysopterum Redtail Parrotfish No 0 (0%) 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
radians Bucktooth Parrotfish No 0 (0%) 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
viride Stoplight Parrotfish No 35 (10%)* 5 (1%) 7 (2%)
Scarus guacamaia Rainbow Parrotfish No 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (1%)
hypselopterus Yellow-tail Parrotfish No 0 (0%) 3 (<1%) 0 (0%)
iseri Striped Parrotfish No 41 (12%)* 11 (3%) 10 (3%)
taeniopterus Princess Parrotfish No 57 (17%)* 10 (3%) 24 (7%)*
Serranidae Cephalopholis cruentata Graysby Yes 9 (3%) 76 (22%)* 18 (5%)^
Epinephelus guttatus Red Hind Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (<1%)
striatus Nassau Grouper Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (<1%)
Mycteroperca tigris Tiger Grouper Yes 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 7 (2%)
Serranus tigrinus Harlequin Bass Yes 3 (<1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Sparidae Calamus calamus Saucereye Porgy Yes 0 (0%) 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
Nodosus Knobbed Porgy Yes 0% (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (<1%)
pennatula Pluma Porgy Yes 1 (<1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Synodontidae Synodus foetens Inshore Lizardfish Yes 0 (0%) 5 (1%) 2 (<1%)
Tetraodontidae Canthigaster rostrate Sharpnose Puffer Yes 8 (2%) 14 (4%) 24 (7%)*
Sphoeroides spengleri Bandtail Puffer Yes 0 (0%) 1 (<1%) 0 (0%)
Urotrygonidae Urobatis jamaicensis Yellow Stingray Yes 1 (<1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
  1. Clients were identified to species and their trophic position (Predatory? Yes/No) recorded. * denotes the five most frequently cleaned client species at that reef site.