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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Australian National Parks Vol. Use of copepod nauplii during early feeding stage epinfphelus grouper Epinephelus coioides. Benthopelagic and benthic Ref. It reaches up to 2. Advances in Marine Biology, The giant grouper Epinephelus lanceolatusalso known as the brindlebassbrown spotted codor bumblebee grouperand as the Queensland groper [2] in Australiais the largest bony fish found in coral reefsand the aquatic emblem of Queensland. Environment Australia, Canberra, Australia. Commonly found in the live fish trade in Asia.

Royal Geographic Society of Queensland.

Variola albimarginata Variola louti. Western Australian Museum vi pp. Fishes of Christmas Island. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. In South African estuaries, the main prey item is the mud crab, Scylla serrata.

Christmas Island Natural History Association 2 edn, pp. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. State Printer pp.


Larval rearing and development of the brown spotted grouper, Epinephelus tauvina Forskal.

Feed on spiny lobsters, fishes, including small sharks and batoids, and juvenile sea turtles and crustaceans. Wass, ; Froese and Pauly, Grouper Culture in Floating Net Cages. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.

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There has been hatchery production of fingerlings in Taiwan, and some have been exported for growout in other e;inephelus of South-East Asia. Absence in the Persian Gulf is puzzling.

Common in shallow waters. Small juveniles 12 cm standard length yellow, with irregular broad black bars epinephelu body, the first from spinous dorsal fin to belly and chest and extending onto head, the second from base of soft dorsal fin to anal fin and the last at base of caudal fin.

Plectropomus areolatus Plectropomus laevis Plectropomus leopardus Plectropomus maculatus Plectropomus oligacanthus Plectropomus pessuliferus Plectropomus punctatus. Body robust, the depth contained 2.

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Species Citation Holocentrus lanceolatus Bloch,Naturg. Western Australian Museum pp. Larviculture of the greasy grouper Epinephelus tauvina F. Marine fish fauna in Hong Kong waters.

Giant grouper

Absence in the Persian Gulf is puzzling. Epinephelinaewith descriptions of five new species. University of Hawaii Press pp. Dorsal fin with XI [11] lanceoolatus and 14 to 16 rays, the 3rd to 11th spines subequal, their length contained 3. Not to be confused with Goliath grouper.


Native range All suitable habitat Point map Year Crawford House Press pp.

Grouper Culture in Brackishwater Ponds. Pectoral fin rays 18 to 20; pectoral fin length contained 1. Proceedings of the First Asian Fisheries Forum. A solitary species found in lagoons and on epniephelus reefs.

Froese R; Pauly D, I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: Journal of Tokyo University of Fisheries, The following other wikis use this file: World Aquaculture Society, Beijing, China, Grant mentioned a specimen of kg from Queensland.

In the Hong Kong live fish markets Ref. Singapore Journal of Primary Industries, 19 Like most groupers, giant groupers are protogynous hermaphrodites all are born female, but some become male when few males epinepjelus present. Froese and Pauly, Fisheries Commonly found in the live fish trade in Asia.

Sounds Epinephlus Speed Swim.