Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Epinephelus guttatus – Red hind. Learn more about the Red hind – with amazing Red hind photos and facts on Arkive. Epinephelus guttatus. A member of the Grouper/Sea bass family, the Red hind is one of my favorite fish. They will watch you intently. If you get to close they will.
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Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. During this time, they are particularly vulnerable to predation, but those fish that survive may live up to 17 years of age 2 3.
However, it is also one of the most important commercial fish species in the region and is subject to intensive fishing efforts 3. Females rest on or close to the bottom, while males patrol epinfphelus an area that consists of 1 to 5 females and defend this territory from other males.
Share this image — Hide sharing options. Knifetooth sawfish Anoxypristis cuspidata. Red hind Epinephelus guttatus Linnaeus, Epinpehelus MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Albacore tuna Thunnus alalunga. If you are able to help please contact: No spots on tail or dorsal fin. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Excellent food fish Ref. Territory An area occupied and defended by an animal, a pair of animals or a colony.
Crabs are the most common item on their diet, and fishes like Bluehead Wrasse, Thalassoma bifasciatum ; Boga, Inermia vittata ; goatfishes and small morays are included.
Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Size up to 76 cm. Can pale or darken. Breeding is restricted to just a two week period in January or February, when large numbers of mature male and female fish gather into aggregations 5.
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Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Red hind biology Like many other groupers, the red hind displays the remarkable ability to change its sex, starting its life as a female and, more often than not, later changing to a male 1 5. Retrieved from ” https: Not available FishBase mirror site: Tail and rear fins have black margin edged in white.
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They are generally used for balancing and braking. A reef-dwelling species, the red hind is most commonly found around shallow reefs and rocky bottoms, from 2 metres down to depths of at least metres 1 3.
Glossary Dorsal fin The unpaired fin found on the back of the body of fish.
Reddish brown spots spread over a whitish undercoat. Five faint diagonal bars formed by darker spots on the sides. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Find out more For more information on the conservation of fish, see: Red hind Epinephelus guttatus. Mantis shrimps make up over 15 percent of their diet.
Red hind – Wikipedia
Scales cycloid except for a ctenoid patch of variable size in the pectoral region. During spawning, females are easily distinguished from males. Views Read Edit View history. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Life cycle guttattus mating behavior Gutatus Reproduction Spawning Eggs Fecundity Larvae Females rest on or close to the bottom, while males patrol around an area that consists of 1 to 5 females and defend this territory from other males.
Body whitish with reddish spots. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Variola albimarginata Variola louti. Females possess a pallid complexion and have swollen abdomens.
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