WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch, 1790)

218224  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218224)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Common in shallow waters and has been caught at depths of 100 m. Also found in caves in coral reefs or wrecks; adults and...  
Description Common in shallow waters and has been caught at depths of 100 m. Also found in caves in coral reefs or wrecks; adults and juveniles are also found in estuaries. Individuals more than a meter long have been caught from shore and in harbours. Feeds on spiny lobsters, fishes, including small sharks and batoids, and juvenile sea turtles and crustaceans. In South African eatuaries, the main prey item is the mud crab, @Scylla serrata@. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch, 1790). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218224 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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 Common in shallow waters and has been caught at depths of 100 m. Also found in caves in coral reefs or wrecks; adults and juveniles are also found in estuaries. Individuals more than a meter long have been caught from shore and in harbours. Feeds on spiny lobsters, fishes, including small sharks and batoids, and juvenile sea turtles and crustaceans. In South African eatuaries, the main prey item is the mud crab, @Scylla serrata@. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English giant grouper  [details]
Japanese タマカイ  [details]
Turkish dev orfoz  [details]