Epinephelus guaza   (Linnaeus)  1758 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Serranidae

Description
Color: Body chocolate brown with prominent irregular paler blotches; ventral side yellow in front of anal; basal 1/3 of pectorals brown, distal 2/3 flesh colored with black edge.

3 rows of teeth on lower jaw. Pectorals not reaching vent.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 2004)

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Andaman and Nicobar Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.659
  • Sujatha, K (2004) Groupers off Visakhapatnam, northeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 46(1) 87-92 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2009-08-11

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