Epinephelus chabaudi   (Castelnau,  1861) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Serranidae

Image copyrights: Heemstra, P.C.

Description
Size: 70-137 cm.

Max. weight reported: 55 kg.

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8-9.

Protogynous, external fertilization, nonguarders, open water/substratum egg scatterers.


Synonym (s)
Epinephelus clarkei Smith, 1958
(Junior synonym)
Epinephelus modestus Gilchrist & Thompson, 1909
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Modest Rockcod (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Kerala INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • 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:2010-05-24

Back to Search