WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus morrhua (Valenciennes, 1833)

218201  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218201)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Known to be ciguatoxic at Mauritius. Considered rare in Tahiti but quite common in atolls (Ref. 4821). The species is...  
Description Known to be ciguatoxic at Mauritius. Considered rare in Tahiti but quite common in atolls (Ref. 4821). The species is easily confused with @E. poecilonotus@, @E. radiatus@, or @E. tuamotuensis@, three closely related deep-water groupers. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus morrhua (Valenciennes, 1833). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218201 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Known to be ciguatoxic at Mauritius. Considered rare in Tahiti but quite common in atolls (Ref. 4821). The species is easily confused with @E. poecilonotus@, @E. radiatus@, or @E. tuamotuensis@, three closely related deep-water groupers. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English comet grouper  [details]
Japanese ホウキハタ  [details]