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Alphestes afer Mutton hamlet, Small Grouper, Hamlet, Mossfish, Mossy Grouper, Cherna, Red Nigger Hamlet, Coney

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lexID:
10599 
AphiaID:
279567 
Scientific:
Alphestes afer 
German:
Zackenbarsch 
English:
Mutton Hamlet, Small Grouper, Hamlet, Mossfish, Mossy Grouper, Cherna, Red Nigger Hamlet, Coney 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Alphestes (Genus) > afer (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch, ), 1793 
Occurrence:
Guadeloupe, Suriname, Barbados, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East-Atlantic Ocean, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, South-Africa, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Netherlands Antilles, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West Africa 
Sea depth:
2 - 30 Meter 
Size:
7.09" - 12.99" (18cm - 33cm) 
Temperature:
- (26,4°C - 27,5°C) 
Food:
Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Rock shrimps, Sardines, Schrimps, Shrimps, Smelts 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-05 18:16:43 

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(Bloch, 1793)

Synonyms:
Epinephelus afer Bloch, 1793
Epinephelus lightfooti Fowler, 1907
Plectropoma chloropterum Cuvier, 1828
Plectropoma monacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1848

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Alphestes (Genus) > Alphestes afer (Species)

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