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Hyporthodus nigritus

Hyporthodus nigritusis commonly referred to as Warsaw grouper. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4853 
AphiaID:
475100 
Scientific:
Hyporthodus nigritus 
German:
Warschau-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Warsaw Grouper 
Category:
Havbarser 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Hyporthodus (Genus) > nigritus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Holbrook, ), 1855 
Size:
bis zu 230cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-01 12:57:23 

Info

(Holbrook, 1855)

Special thanks to David Brayn, USA, for this foto!

Distribution
Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, Trinidad, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Rare in the West Indies (Cuba, Haiti, and Trinidad).
Reports from the eastern Pacific are apparently misidentifications of Epinephelus exsul.

Biology
A solitary species usually found on rocky bottoms; juveniles are occasionally seen on jetties and shallow reefs. Adults feed on a variety of crabs, shrimps, lobsters, and fishes.

IUCN Red List Status
Critically Endangered (CR) (A2d+3d)

Synonymised taxa:
Epinephelus nigritus (Holbrook, 1855)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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