WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus tukula Morgans, 1959

218246  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218246)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Note Mafia Island, Tanzania.  
From other sources
Type locality Mafia Island, Tanzania. [details]
Description Juveniles may be found in tidepools. Feeds on reef fishes, skates, crabs, and spiny lobsters. Considered to be exceedingly...  
Description Juveniles may be found in tidepools. Feeds on reef fishes, skates, crabs, and spiny lobsters. Considered to be exceedingly territorial and very aggressive towards intruders. These qualities make it vulnerable to spearfishermen. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epinephelus tukula Morgans, 1959. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218246 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License


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 Juveniles may be found in tidepools. Feeds on reef fishes, skates, crabs, and spiny lobsters. Considered to be exceedingly territorial and very aggressive towards intruders. These qualities make it vulnerable to spearfishermen. [details]

Type locality Mafia Island, Tanzania. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English potato grouper  [details]
Japanese カスリハタ  [details]