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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Giant grouper – Wikipedia

This giant fish is similar to the Malabar grouperand its colour changes with age. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Lnaceolatus grouper; veya Philippines: Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 – m Ref.

The Fishes of Australia’s South Coast. Unconfirmed reports of fatal attacks on humans.

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 – m Ref. Crawford House Press pp. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. It reaches up to 2.


Serranus magnificus Macleaya junior synonym of Epinephelus lanceolatus Bloch Teleostei: In South African estuaries, the main prey item is the mud crab, Scylla serrata. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Epinephelus lanceolatus. Thollot, ; Froese and Pauly, Royal Geographic Society of Queensland.

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Bulletin of the Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute, Fourmanoir P; Laboute P, Coastal fishes of Oman. Vatanakul V et al.

Cook Islands biodiversity and natural heritage database. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. A report on the ecological surveys undertaken at Middleton and Elizabeth Reefs, February Not to be confused with Goliath grouper.

Dorsal fin with Epnephelus [11] spines and 14 to 16 rays, the 3rd to 11th spines subequal, their length contained 3. Feed on spiny lobsters, fishes, including small sharks and batoids, and juvenile sea turtles and crustaceans.

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McCormack, ; Froese and Pauly, Western Australian Museum pp. Freshwater and brackishwater fish and fisheries of Fiji. Why is grouper larval rearing difficult?: Larval rearing and development of the brown spotted grouper, Epinephelus tauvina Forskal.

Remarks There have been unconfirmed reports of fatal attacks on humans, and the flesh of large individuals may contain ciguatera.

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

Nearly wiped out in heavily fished areas Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Transport of hatchery-reared and wild grouper larvae, Epinephelus sp. Global Aquaculture Production to Use of copepod nauplii during early feeding stage of grouper Epinephelus coioides.

Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia.