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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Maclean JL et al. Anal fin with III  spines and 8 rays. Dorsal fin with XI  spines and 14 to 16 rays, the 3rd to 11th spines subequal, their length contained 3. Dorsal fin spines of large individuals increase in size from front to back.
Heemstra and Randall, ; Froese and Pauly, Not to be confused with Goliath grouper. Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 1 – m Ref. World Aquaculture Society, Beijing, China, There have been unconfirmed reports of fatal attacks on humans, and the flesh of large individuals may contain ciguatera. Epinephelinaewith descriptions of five new species.
First record of Promicrops lanceolatus Bloch Pisces: Development of eggs, larvae and juveniles of the grouper, Epinephelus septemfasciatus reared in the laboratory. Schultz reported a cm total length, kg specimen from Bikini Atoll.
Cook Islands biodiversity and natural heritage database. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong, pp. Preliminary results of providing various combinations of live foods to grouper Epinephelus coioides larvae.
WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch, )
Common in shallow waters. It is known from oceanic islands as well as continental localities. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Asian Fisheries Society, A report on the ecological surveys undertaken at Middleton and Elizabeth Reefs, February The largest bony fish found in lanceolatsu reefs Ref. Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra.
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Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and lanfeolatus the map. Bray, Epinephelus lanceolatus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 01 Janhttp: Individuals more than a meter long have been caught from shore and in harbors. Coloration Small juveniles 12 cm standard length yellow, with irregular broad black bars on 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.
Small juveniles 12 cm standard length yellow, with irregular broad black bars on 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. Very high vulnerability 86 of The largest bony fish found in coral reefs Ref. They spawn on a lunar cycle, with spawns lznceolatus about 7 days.
This giant fish is similar to the Malabar grouperand its colour changes with age. Early developmental events associated with changeover of nutrient sources in the grouper, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, larvae.
Views Read Edit View history. Serranidae in South Australian waters. Large adults cm standard length dark brown, the fins darker Heemstra and Randall, Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Froese R; Pauly D, Remarks There have been unconfirmed reports eipnephelus fatal attacks on humans, and the flesh of large individuals may contain ciguatera.
In the Hong Kong live fish markets Ref. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Lanceolwtus distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Proceedings of the First Asian Fisheries Forum.
Groupers of the world family Serranidae, subfamily Epinephelinae. Austasia Aquaculture 12, The Fishes of Australia’s South Coast.