A Queensland Groper, Epinephelus lanceolatus, at Main Beach South Stradbroke Island, Queensland, August Source: Deb Aston / Preferred Scientific Name; Epinephelus lanceolatus. Preferred Common Name; giant grouper. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom. Characteristics of the giant grouper, Epinephelus lanceolatus. Common names: Giant grouper, Queensland grouper. Size and age: cm TL; max. published.

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Progress in the propagation and larval rearing of the grouper, Epinephelus malabaricus In: Large individuals may be ciguatoxic Ref. Conservation overview and action plan for Australian threatened and potentially threatened marine and estuarine fishes. Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years Preliminary K or Fecundity.

Freshwater fishes of western Indonesia and Sulawesi. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Grouper and snapper aquaculture in Taiwan.

epinehelus The following other wikis use this file: A solitary species found in lagoons and on seawards reefs. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Myers, ; Froese and Pauly, Epinephleus details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Fish reared in aquaculture operations are increasingly being sold in the live fish trade.


Preliminary results of providing various combinations of live foods to grouper Epinephelus coioides larvae. Nearly wiped out in heavily fished areas Ref. Randall and Heemstra, ; Froese and Pauly, Global Aquaculture Production to You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Individuals more than a meter long have been caught from shore and in harbors. Froese R; Pauly D, Wikimedia Commons has media related to Epinephelus lanceolatus.

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New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. Common in shallow waters. In South African estuaries, the main prey item is the mud crab, Scylla serrata.

Larval rearing and development of the brown lxnceolatus grouper, Epinephelus tauvina Forskal. Very high vulnerability 86 of Hyporthodus acanthistius Rooster hind Hyporthodus darwinensis Darwin grouper Hyporthodus ergastularius Sevenbar grouper Hyporthodus exsul Tenspine grouper Hyporthodus flavolimbatus Yellowedge grouper Hyporthodus haifensis Haifa grouper Hyporthodus mystacinus Misty grouper Hyporthodus nigritus Warsaw grouper Hyporthodus niphobles Star-studded grouper Hyporthodus niveatus Snowy grouper Hyporthodus octofasciatus Eightbar grouper Hyporthodus perplexus Puzzling grouper Hyporthodus quernus Hawaiian grouper Hyporthodus septemfasciatus Convict grouper.

Gill rakers of juveniles 8 to 10 on upper limb, 14 to 17 on lower limb; rudiments in adults are difficult to distinguish from the bony platelets covering the gill arch.


Commonly found in the live fish trade in Lanceolarus. Royal Geographic Society of Queensland.

Fishes of Christmas Island. Gulf of Carpentaria Scientific Study Report. It reaches up to 2. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54 3.

Role of mariculture in securing food supply and reducing poverty in the Philippines. Not available FishBase mirror site: Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 – m Ref. An annotated checklist of the fishes of Samoa. Plectropomus areolatus Plectropomus laevis Plectropomus leopardus Plectropomus maculatus Plectropomus oligacanthus Plectropomus pessuliferus Plectropomus punctatus.

Epindphelus and Anderson, ; Froese and Pauly, The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. The environmental impact of marine fish culture: Juveniles secretive in reefs and rarely seen Ref. Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily. Annotated checklist of the epipelagic and shore fishes of the Maldives Islands.