WoRMS taxon details

Cephalopholis miniata (Forsskål, 1775)

218184  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218184)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits clear waters of coral reefs; more often found in exposed rather than protected reef areas (Ref. 5213). Feeds on...  
Description Inhabits clear waters of coral reefs; more often found in exposed rather than protected reef areas (Ref. 5213). Feeds on fish (80%, mainly @Pseudanthias squamipinnis@) and crustaceans. It forms haremic groups comprising of a dominant male and 2 to 12 females. These groups occupy territories of up to 475 sq. m subdivided into secondary territories and defended by a single female (Ref. 6480). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cephalopholis miniata (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218184 on 2018-11-14
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-07-09 10:47:06Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Situ Y.Y. and Sadovy Y.J. (2004) A preliminary study on local species diversity and seasonal composition in a Hong Kong wet market. Asian Fisheries Science 17: 235-248 [details]   

basis of record Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [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
Description Inhabits clear waters of coral reefs; more often found in exposed rather than protected reef areas (Ref. 5213). Feeds on fish (80%, mainly @Pseudanthias squamipinnis@) and crustaceans. It forms haremic groups comprising of a dominant male and 2 to 12 females. These groups occupy territories of up to 475 sq. m subdivided into secondary territories and defended by a single female (Ref. 6480). [details]

Remark C. miniatus in <311>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English coral hindcoral grouper  [details]
Japanese ユカタハタ  [details]