WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus tauvina (Forsskål, 1775)

218205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218205)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Prefers clear water areas on coral reefs; juveniles have been taken from reef flats and in tidepools, adults found in...  
Description Prefers clear water areas on coral reefs; juveniles have been taken from reef flats and in tidepools, adults found in deeper waters. Adults from Oceania almost exclusively feeds on fishes (holocentrids, mullid, and pomacentrid). Often confused with @E. coioides@@ and @E. malabaricus@@. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus tauvina (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218205 on 2018-11-16
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 Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [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] 

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Description Prefers clear water areas on coral reefs; juveniles have been taken from reef flats and in tidepools, adults found in deeper waters. Adults from Oceania almost exclusively feeds on fishes (holocentrids, mullid, and pomacentrid). Often confused with @E. coioides@@ and @E. malabaricus@@. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English greasy grouper  [details]
Japanese ヒトミハタ  [details]