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Epinephelus caninus Dogtooth grouper

Epinephelus caninusis commonly referred to as Dogtooth grouper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4492 
AphiaID:
127033 
Scientific:
Epinephelus caninus 
German:
Hundezahn-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Dogtooth Grouper 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > caninus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1843 
Occurrence:
the Black Sea, Central Atlantic, East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
30 - 400 Meter 
Size:
up to 62.99" (160 cm) 
Weight:
35 kg 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Jackfish, Lobster, Predatory, Rock lobster, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-02 01:26:05 

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(Valenciennes, 1843)

Occurs on sandy mud bottoms (Ref. 3589). Feeds on fishes and invertebrates.
Maximum weight of 78 kilograms reported by Jose Manuel, Spain.

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Angola, including the Mediterranean

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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