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Epinephelus adscensionis


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lexID:
4517 
AphiaID:
159351 
Scientific:
Epinephelus adscensionis 
German:
Felsbarsch 
English:
Butterfish, Deady, Graysby, Hind, Jack, Rock Grouper, Rock Hind 
Category:
Okonie morskie 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > adscensionis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Osbeck, ), 1765 
Occurrence:
São Tomé e Principé, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Cayman Islands, Saint Lucia, French Guiana, Panama, Columbia, The Bahamas, USA, South-Africa, Dominican Republic, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Guadeloupe, the Canary Islands, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Costa Rica, the Netherlands Antilles, the Caribbean, Haiti, Equatorial Guinea, Barbados, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Florida, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Jamaica, Venezuela, Suriname, Anguilla, Antigua i Barbuda, Aruba, Azory, Belize, Bermudy, Boliwia, Brazylia, Brytyjskie Wyspy Dziewicze, Dominika, Grenada, Gujana, Honduras, Maksyk (Wschodnim Pacyfiku), Montserrat, Nikaragua, Saint Kitts i Nevis, Trynidad i Tobago, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wyspy Turks i Caicos, Zatoka Meksykańska 
Sea depth:
2 - 100 Meter 
Size:
35 cm - 61 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 24°C 
Food:
krewetki, langusty, małe ryby, ryby koralowe, skorupiaki 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-15 22:39:52 

Uwaga!

This is a general hint!
Epinephelus adscensionis has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Epinephelus adscensionis in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Epinephelus adscensionis. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

Distribution
(Osbeck, 1765)

Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda to the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Ascension and St. Helena islands; dubious records from the Canary Islands, Cape Verde and South Africa.

Inhabits rocky reefs. Usually solitary.
Feeds mainly on crabs (67%) and fishes (20%).
At Ascension, it feeds on juvenile Melichthys niger and young sea turtles.

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

Human uses
Fisheries: highly commercial; gamefish

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