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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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The first fish to undergo chemotherapy was Bubbaa giant grouper at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. It is the largest of all coral reef dwelling bony fishes Ref. Sign our Guest Book. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

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Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Studies in captive populations suggest that the dominant male and female begin the spawning event as nearly the only spawners for the first day or two, but other members of the aggregation fertilize more eggs as the event progresses, with even the most recently turned males fathering offspring.

Family Serranidae, Subfamily Epinephelinae. Biology Lanecolatus form spawning aggregations.

Giant grouper

Views View Edit History. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54 3. Datasheet Epinephelus lanceolatus giant grouper. This giant fish is similar to the Malabar grouperand its colour changes with age.

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Epinephelinaewith descriptions of five new species. Serranidae in South Australian waters. Status of the culture of milkfish Chanos chanosstriped mullet Mugil cephalus and grouper Epinephelus sp.

Serranus magnificus Macleay, Promicrops lanceolatus Bloch, Due to overfishingthis species has lancfolatus drastically in many regions, and as of the mids. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. There has been hatchery production of fingerlings in Taiwan, and some have been exported for growout in other parts of South-East Asia.

Hyporthodus acanthistius Rooster lancrolatus 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.

Froese and Pauly, Variola albimarginata Variola louti. It is known from oceanic islands as well as continental localities. There have been unconfirmed reports of fatal attacks on humans, and the flesh of large individuals may contain ciguatera. In the Hong Kong live fish markets Ref. Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years Preliminary K or Fecundity.

Epinephelus lanceolatus (giant grouper)

When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Fisheries Commonly found in the live fish trade epinepheus Asia.

Retrieved 27 May Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category epinepheluw is on Wikidata. Induced spawning and larval rearing of grouper Epinephelus salmoides, Maxwell.


Individuals more than a meter long have been caught from shore and in harbors. Experiment of fry nursing of E. Bangkok, Thailand, August They are aggregative broadcast spawnersusually with several females per male.

An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. Feed on spiny lobsters, fishes, including small sharks and batoids, and juvenile sea turtles and crustaceans. Body robust, the depth contained 2. Considered to be under threat from fishing pressure in most parts of its range.

Description Epinephelus lanceolatus Entry for Epinephelus lanceolatus.

Cite this page as: Lznceolatus adults cm standard length dark brown, the fins darker Heemstra and Randall, Absence in the Persian Gulf is puzzling.

Marine Pollution Bulletin, Froese R; Pauly D, First record of Promicrops lanceolatus Bloch Pisces: Its absence in the Persian Gulf is puzzling Heemstra and Randall, Larviculture of the greasy grouper Epinephelus tauvina F. Very high vulnerability 86 of From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

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