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Epinephelus caninus Dogtooth grouper


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lexID:
4492 
AphiaID:
127033 
Scientific:
Epinephelus caninus 
German:
Hundezahn-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Dogtooth Grouper 
Category:
Groupers 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > caninus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Valenciennes, ), 1843 
Occurrence:
the Black Sea, Central Atlantic, East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
30 - 400 Meter 
Size:
up to 62.99" (160 cm) 
Weight:
35 kg 
Temperature:
- 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Coralfish of all kind, Crabs, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Jackfish, Lobster, Predatory, Rock lobster, Schrimps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-08-02 01:26:05 

Husbandry

(Valenciennes, 1843)

Occurs on sandy mud bottoms (Ref. 3589). Feeds on fishes and invertebrates.
Maximum weight of 78 kilograms reported by Jose Manuel, Spain.

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Angola, including the Mediterranean

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