WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822)

159353  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159353)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Western Atlantic: Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and possibly north to Massachusetts, to Brazil, including Bermuda and the West...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and possibly north to Massachusetts, to Brazil, including Bermuda and the West Indies; throughout the Gulf of Mexico. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159353 on 2018-11-13
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Hardy (Vol III), 1978 [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]   

additional source 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
Distribution Western Atlantic: Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and possibly north to Massachusetts, to Brazil, including Bermuda and the West Indies; throughout the Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English itajaragoliath grouper  [details]
Spanish mero guasa  [details]