WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus multinotatus (Peters, 1876)

218237  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218237)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Juveniles found in inshore coral reefs, and adults are more common in deeper water. Feeds on small fishes and crabs. It has...  
Description Juveniles found in inshore coral reefs, and adults are more common in deeper water. Feeds on small fishes and crabs. It has been suggested that juveniles mimic the herbivorous damselfish @Neopomacentrus sindensis@, presumably to get closer to their unsuspecting prey. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Epinephelus multinotatus (Peters, 1876). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218237 on 2019-06-24
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). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Juveniles found in inshore coral reefs, and adults are more common in deeper water. Feeds on small fishes and crabs. It has been suggested that juveniles mimic the herbivorous damselfish @Neopomacentrus sindensis@, presumably to get closer to their unsuspecting prey. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English white-blotched grouper  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Epinephelus multinotatus FIN033851 Slide 120 mm)
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