WoRMS taxon details

Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775)

218204  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218204)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Perca areolata Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): xi, 42 [details]   
Description Usually found in seagrass beds or on fine sediment bottoms near rocky reefs, dead coral, or alcyonarians. At New Caledonia,...  
Description Usually found in seagrass beds or on fine sediment bottoms near rocky reefs, dead coral, or alcyonarians. At New Caledonia, the species was reported to feed on penaeid prawns. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=218204 on 2024-02-23
Date
action
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Bodianus melanurus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817) Geoffroy St. Hilaire, E. (1817). Poissons du Nil, de la mer Rouge et de la Méditerranée. <em>In: Description de l'Egypte ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expedition de l'Armée français, publié par les ordres de sa Majesté-L'Empereur Napoléon le Grand. (Imprimerie Impériale). Paris. Histoire Naturelle.</em> v. 1 (part 1). Pls. 18-27.
page(s): no page number, Pl. 21 (figs. 1-2) [details]   

original description  (of Serranus glaucus Day, 1871) Day, F. (1871). On the fishes of the Andaman Islands. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1870 (pt 3): 677-705 [1-29].
page(s): 678 [2] [details]   

original description  (of Serranus waandersii Bleeker, 1858) Bleeker, P. (1858). Derde bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van Bali. <em>Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.</em> v. 17 (no. 1): 141-175. [details]   

original description  (of Perca areolata Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. <em>Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae.</em> 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map. [Pisces on pp. x-xix and 22-76]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564
page(s): xi, 42 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/en/fish/introduction/ [details]   

basis of record Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Description Usually found in seagrass beds or on fine sediment bottoms near rocky reefs, dead coral, or alcyonarians. At New Caledonia, the species was reported to feed on penaeid prawns. [details]
LanguageName 
English areolate grouper  [details]
Japanese オオモンハタ  [details]