Epinephelus faveatus (Valenciennes, 1828)

Barred-chest grouper
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) > Epinephelinae
Etymology: Epinephelus: Greek, epinephelos = cloudy (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 125 m (Ref. 89707), usually 1 - 12 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 16°N - 11°S, 75°E - 121°E (Ref. 5222)

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Eastern Indian Ocean: southern India, Sri Lanka, and southern Indonesia. However, it is likely that its distribution is continuous from Pakistan to Indonesia. Record from the Chagos Archipelago is based on Epinephelus macrospilos (Ref. 6495).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 32.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 5222)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 11; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 16-18; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 8. Distinguished by having whitish or pale grey color; head, body and fins with numerous close-set round brown spots of unequal sizes; cycloid scales except region under pectoral fins; body with numerous auxiliary scales; greatest depth of body 3.0-3.5 in SL; rounded caudal fin; pelvic fins, 2.2-2.7 in head length (Ref. 90102); further characterized by flat or slightly concave interorbital area, convex dorsal head profile; rounded preopercle, with shallow indentation just above angle and slightly enlarged serrae at the angle; upper edge of operculum slightly convex; subequal posterior and anterior nostrils; maxilla reaches past vertical at rear edge of eye; 2 rows of teeth on midlateral part of lower jaw (Ref. 89707).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow waters over coral reefs or rocky substrate. It appears to be a small species; a 17 cm SL fish from Sri Lanka has fairly well-developed ovaries. Solitary (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Colaboradores

Heemstra, P.C. and J.E. Randall, 1993. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 16. Groupers of the world (family Serranidae, subfamily Epinephelinae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. Rome: FAO. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(16):382 p. (Ref. 5222)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 November 2016

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Pesquerías: comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 28.1 - 29.4, mean 28.6 (based on 216 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00573 - 0.02408), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.