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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:
Болшие Окуни 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelus (Genus) > adscensionis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Osbeck, ), 1765 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, the Netherlands Antilles, Haiti, Equatorial Guinea, Barbados, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Jamaica, Venezuela, Suriname, São Tomé e Principé, French Guiana, Panama, Columbia, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Guadeloupe, the Canary Islands, St. Vincent и Гренадины, Азорские острова, Ангилья, Антигуа и Барбуда, Аруба, Багама, Белиз, Бермуды, Боливия, Бразилия, Британские Виргинские острова, Виргинские острова, США, Гайана, Гондурас, Гренада, Доминика, Доминиканская Республика, Кабо-Верде, Каймановы острова, Карибик, Мексика (Восточная часть Тихого океана), Мексиканский залив, Монтсеррат, Никарагуа, Остров Святой Елены, Острова Теркс и Кайкос, Сент-Китс и Невис, Сент-Люсия, Сша, Тринидад и Тобаго, Флорида, Южная африка 
Sea depth:
2 - 100 Meter 
Size:
35 cm - 61 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 24°C 
Food:
Коралловые Рыбы любые, Креветки, Лангусты, Ракообразные, Рыбы (малиенки Рыбы) 
Difficulty:
не подходит для аквариума! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Author:
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:
[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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