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Epinephelus faveatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Barred-chest grouper
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) > Epinephelinae
Etymology: Epinephelus: Greek, epinephelos = cloudy (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 125 m (Ref. 89707), usually 1 - 12 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 16°N - 11°S, 75°E - 121°E (Ref. 5222)

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Eastern Indian Ocean: southern India, Sri Lanka, and southern Indonesia. However, it is likely that its distribution is continuous from Pakistan to Indonesia. Record from the Chagos Archipelago is based on Epinephelus macrospilos (Ref. 6495).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 32.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5222)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 16-18; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8. Distinguished by having whitish or pale grey color; head, body and fins with numerous close-set round brown spots of unequal sizes; cycloid scales except region under pectoral fins; body with numerous auxiliary scales; greatest depth of body 3.0-3.5 in SL; rounded caudal fin; pelvic fins, 2.2-2.7 in head length (Ref. 90102); further characterized by flat or slightly concave interorbital area, convex dorsal head profile; rounded preopercle, with shallow indentation just above angle and slightly enlarged serrae at the angle; upper edge of operculum slightly convex; subequal posterior and anterior nostrils; maxilla reaches past vertical at rear edge of eye; 2 rows of teeth on midlateral part of lower jaw (Ref. 89707).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow waters over coral reefs or rocky substrate. It appears to be a small species; a 17 cm SL fish from Sri Lanka has fairly well-developed ovaries. Solitary (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Medarbetare

Heemstra, P.C. and J.E. Randall, 1993. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 16. Groupers of the world (family Serranidae, subfamily Epinephelinae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. Rome: FAO. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(16):382 p. (Ref. 5222)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 November 2016

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fiskeri: kommersiell
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 28.1 - 29.4, mean 28.6 (based on 216 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00573 - 0.02408), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.