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Epinephelus chlorostigma Brownspotted grouper

Epinephelus chlorostigmais commonly referred to as Brownspotted grouper. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7340 
AphiaID:
218199 
Scientific:
Epinephelus chlorostigma 
German:
Braunpunkt-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Brownspotted Grouper 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > chlorostigma (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, China, Corea, East Africa, Egypt, Fiji, Gulf of Aden, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South-Africa, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
4 - 300 Meter 
Size:
19.69" - 29.53" (50cm - 75cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Mantis shrimps, Predatory, Rock lobster, Rock shrimps, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-03-22 17:36:44 

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(Valenciennes, 1828)

The Brownspotted grouper feed on small fish and crustaceans and lives in a depth range from 4 to 300 meters.

The grouper is found over a wide range of habitats like seagrass beds, outer reef slopes and on muddy bottoms in the South China Sea.

Best left in the wild.

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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