WoRMS name details

Epinephelus niveatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

159221  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159221)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Massachusetts, USA to the Gulf of Mexico, Bermuda, the Caribbean, and southern Brazil; also in...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: from Massachusetts, USA to the Gulf of Mexico, Bermuda, the Caribbean, and southern Brazil; also in central and south American coasts to Suriname [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus niveatus (Valenciennes, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159221 on 2018-12-14
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed
2010-05-06 11:51:25Z
changed

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

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Adults feed on fishes, gastropods, cephalopods, and brachyuran crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: from Massachusetts, USA to the Gulf of Mexico, Bermuda, the Caribbean, and southern Brazil; also in central and south American coasts to Suriname [details]

Habitat Adults occur well offshore on rocky bottoms. Juveniles may be found inshore and are often reported from the northeastern coast of the U.S.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
English snowy grouper  [details]
Spanish cherna pintada  [details]