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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WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch, )

Serranidae in South Australian waters. Fishes of Australia’s Southern Coast. Epinephelinaewith descriptions of five new species. Its absence in the Persian Gulf is puzzling Heemstra and Randall, The giant grouper has a large mouth and a rounded tail.

Considered rare throughout its range. Groupers of the world. Feed on spiny lobsters, fishes, including small sharks and batoids, and juvenile sea turtles and crustaceans. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The largest bony fish found in coral reefs Ref. Retrieved from ” https: Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily. Unconfirmed reports of fatal attacks on humans. There has been hatchery production epinephelu fingerlings in Taiwan, and some have been exported for growout in other parts of South-East Asia.


Epinephelinaewith descriptions of five new species.

Lateral scale series 95 to Experiment of fry nursing of E. Grouper Culture in Floating Net Cages.

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Protected species in Queensland. An annotated checklist of the fishes of Samoa. Fishes of Christmas Island Indian Ocean. Like most groupers, giant groupers are protogynous lanceolatud all are born female, but some become male when few males are present. Wass, ; Froese and Pauly, Large individuals may be ciguatoxic Ref. Species Image Gallery prev next. Marine fish fauna in Hong Kong waters. World Aquaculture Society, Beijing, China, Freshwater and brackishwater fish and fisheries of Fiji.

Huang, ; Froese and Pauly, Recent developments in the breeding of grouper Epinephelus spp. Small adults cm standard length with irregular white or yellow spots on the black areas and fins with irregular black spots; adults 80 to cm standard length dark brown with faint mottling, the fins with numerous small black spots.


Advances in Marine Biology, Bangkok, Thailand, August Remarks There have been unconfirmed reports of fatal attacks on humans, and the flesh of large individuals may contain ciguatera. Myers, ; Froese and Pauly, Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: