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Epinephelus multinotatus White-blotched grouper

Epinephelus multinotatusis commonly referred to as White-blotched grouper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7307 
AphiaID:
218237 
Scientific:
Epinephelus multinotatus 
German:
Zackenbarsch 
English:
White-blotched Grouper 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > multinotatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Peters, ), 1876 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Kuwait, (the) Maldives, Arabian Sea, Australia, Bahrain, Comores, East Africa, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Size:
29.53" - 39.37" (75cm - 100cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Lobster, Mantis shrimps, Mysis, Predatory, Rock lobster, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-04 12:42:38 

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(Peters, 1876)

Epinephelus multinotatus ia an inhabitant of muddy andsandy bottom coastal areas down to a depth of 110 meters.

This big predatoryfish feed on all kind of coralfishs and crustaceans.

It has been suggested that juveniles mimic the damselfish Neopomacentrus sindensis, presumably to get closer to their unsuspecting prey

Not seen in the trade, better left in the wild.

Epinephelus jayakari (Boulenger, 1889)
Epinephelus leprosus Smith, 1955
Epinephelus rankini Whitley, 1945
Serranus jayakari Boulenger, 1889
Serranus multinotatus Peters, 1876

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Epinephelus (Genus)

External links

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

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Copyright J.E.Randall, Foto aus Karan Island, Persischer Golf
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Copyright Richard Field, Foto aus Oman, Fahl Island, Gulf of Oman
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