Epinephelides armatus (Castelnau, 1875)
Breaksea cod
Epinephelides armatus
photo by Good, P.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Anthiinae
Max. size:  56 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Endemic to Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs inshore near reefs (Ref. 7300).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 30 April 2004 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.09.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 09.06.15

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