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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:
Havbarser 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > adscensionis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Osbeck, ), 1765 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Jamaica, Venezuela, Suriname, São Tomé e Principé, Panama, French Guiana, Columbia, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Guadeloupe, the Canary Islands, Costa Rica, the Netherlands Antilles, Haiti, Equatorial Guinea, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Barbados, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Azorerne, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Kap Verde, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Montserrat, Nicaragua, Saint Helena, St. Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Syd Afrika, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S. 
Sea depth:
2 - 100 Meter 
Size:
35 cm - 61 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 24°C 
Food:
Koralfisk, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenhummer 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-15 22:39:52 

Toxicity

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:
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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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