WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus merra Bloch, 1793

218228  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218228)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Cultured under experimental conditions in the Philippines (Ref. 4757). Inhabits shallow lagoon and semi-protected seaward...  
Description Cultured under experimental conditions in the Philippines (Ref. 4757). Inhabits shallow lagoon and semi-protected seaward reefs. Common at depths less than 20 m, but occasionally found as deep as 50 m. Juveniles are common in thickets of staghorn @Acropora@ corals. Feeds on crustaceans and fishes. Increase of piscivory with age is observed in this species.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus merra Bloch, 1793. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218228 on 2018-06-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A., Gofas, S., Morri, C., Rosso, A, Violanti, D., Garcia Raso, J. E., Cinar, M. E., Almogi-Labin, A., Ates, A. S., Azzurro, E., Ballesteros, E., Bianchi, C. N., Bilecenoglu, M., Gambi, M. C., Giangrande, A., Gravili, C., Hyams-Kaphzan, O., Karachle, P. K., Katsanevakis, S., Lipej, L., Mastrototaro, F., Mineur, F., Pancucci-Papadopoulou, M. A., Ramos Espla, A., Salas, C., San Martin, G., Sfriso, A., Streftaris, N., and Verlaque, M. (2012). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2012. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part 2. Introduction trends and pathways. Mediterranean Marine Science. 13(2): 328-352. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofSerranus merra (Bloch, 1793)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCephalopholis merra (Bloch, 1793)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEphinephelus merra Bloch, 1793) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEpinephalus merra Bloch, 1793) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in French part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (Marine Region) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

From other sources
Description Cultured under experimental conditions in the Philippines (Ref. 4757). Inhabits shallow lagoon and semi-protected seaward reefs. Common at depths less than 20 m, but occasionally found as deep as 50 m. Juveniles are common in thickets of staghorn @Acropora@ corals. Feeds on crustaceans and fishes. Increase of piscivory with age is observed in this species.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English honeycomb grouper  [details]
Japanese カンモンハタ  [details]