WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)

127036  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127036)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Prefers rocky bottoms. Occurs in shallow water out to depths of 50 m, and is readily taken by anglers. Feeds on crabs and...  
Description Prefers rocky bottoms. Occurs in shallow water out to depths of 50 m, and is readily taken by anglers. Feeds on crabs and octopus; larger individuals feed on a greater proportion of fishes, the majority of which are reef-associated species (Ref. 6842). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=127036 on 2018-07-18
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 142 [details]   

additional source Lowe, R.T. (1833). Description of Alepisaurus, a new genus of fishes. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (pt 1): 104.
page(s): 142 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEpinephelus brachysoma Cope, 1871) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEpinephelus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSerranus cernioides de Brito Capello, 1867) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSerranus fimbriatus Lowe, 1838) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSerranus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSerranus marginatus Lowe, 1834) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPerca gigas Brünnich, 1768) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHolocentrus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCerna gigas (Brünnich, 1768)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSerranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCernua gigas Costa, 1849) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofMycteroperca marginata (Lowe, 1834)) Chaabane, A.; Justine, J.-L.; Gey, D.; Bakenhaster, M. D.; Neifar, L. (2016). Pseudorhabdosynochus sulamericanus (Monogenea, Diplectanidae), a parasite of deep-sea groupers (Serranidae) occurs transatlantically on three congeneric hosts (Hyporthodusspp.), one from the Mediterranean Sea and two from the western Atlantic. PeerJ. 4: e2233., available online at https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2233 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofMycteroperca marginata (Lowe, 1834)) Craig, M. T.; Hastings, P. A. (2007). A molecular phylogeny of the groupers of the subfamily Epinephelinae (Serranidae) with a revised classification of the Epinephelini. Ichthyological Research. 54(1): 1-17., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10228-006-0367-x [details]   

basis of record  (ofEpinephelus guaza Anonymous) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Prefers rocky bottoms. Occurs in shallow water out to depths of 50 m, and is readily taken by anglers. Feeds on crabs and octopus; larger individuals feed on a greater proportion of fishes, the majority of which are reef-associated species (Ref. 6842). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan neroanfós  [details]
Corsican lucerna  [details]
Dutch tandbaarsgeelpensbruine tandbaars  [details]
English dusky perchdusky grouper  [details]
French mérou sombremérou noir  [details]
German Riesen-Zackenbarschbrauner Zackenbarsch  [details]
Hebrew דקר הסלעים  [details]
Italian cernia bruna  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ροφός  [details]
Polish granik wielki  [details]
Portuguese piracucamerogaroupa-verdadeira  [details]
Russian темный групергигантский мероубурый групер  [details]
Slovenian kirnja  [details]
Spanish mero nebulosomero morenomerogaropachernia marrón  [details]
Swedish brun havsabborre  [details]
Turkish orfoz  [details]