Estuary Rock-cod, Giant Grouper, Greasy Grouper, Greasy Rockcod, Green Grouper, Reef Cod, Speckled Rockcod, Spotted Grouper
Epinephelus tauvinais commonly referred to as Estuary Rock-cod, Giant Grouper, Greasy Grouper, Greasy Rockcod, Green Grouper, Reef Cod, Speckled Rockcod, Spotted Grouper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2872 AphiaID: 218205 Scientific: Epinephelus tauvina German: Braunflecken-Zackenbarsch English: Estuary Rock-cod, Giant Grouper, Greasy Grouper, Greasy Rockcod, Green Grouper, Reef Cod, Speckled Rockcod, Spotted Grouper Category: Groupers Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > tauvina (Species) Initial determination: (Forsskål, ), 1775 Occurrence: , Hong Kong , Eritrea , Sudan , Djibouti (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Austral Islands, Australia, Bakers Island, Borneo (Kalimantan), Brunei Darussalam, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, East Africa, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Howland Island, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Israel, Japan, Jarvis Island, Jordan, Kenya, Kingman Reef, Kiribati, Komodo (Komodo Island), Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Maumere, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Palmyra Atoll, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Rodriguez, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cargados Carajos Shoals, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 1 - 300 Meter Size: up to 29.53" (75 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Crabs, Crustaceans, Daphnia salina, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae, Frozen Food (large sort), Lobster, Mantis shrimps, Rock lobster, Rock shrimps, Schrimps Tank: 2199.78 gal (~ 10000L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Data deficient (DD) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Prefers clear water areas on coral reefs; juveniles have been taken from reef flats and in tide pools, adults found in deeper waters. Solitary and common in lightly fished areas
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