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Mycteroperca prionura

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Copyright Dr. Gerry R. Allen, Foto aus Mexiko

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lexID:
8661 
Scientific:
Mycteroperca prionura 
German:
Prionura-Zackenbarsch 
English:
Sawtail grouper 
Category:
Havabbor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Serranidae (Family) > Mycteroperca (Genus) > prionura (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rosenblatt & Zahuranec, 1967 
Occurrence:
Mayotte, Californiagulfen 
Size:
bis zu 105cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Herring, Predatory, Krepsdyr, Makrellfisk, Mysis, Reker, Små fisk, stor fisk 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-08-10 13:11:35 

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Rosenblatt & Zahuranec, 1967

Very special thanks fort he first photo of Mycteroperca prionura to the famous Australien ichthyologist Dr. Gerry R. Allen.
Dr. Allen has taken his photo at Mexico.

Mycteroperca prionura is an eastern central Pacific species narrowly distributed from the Gulf of California south to Jalisco (Mexico), including provinces of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco.

The Sawtail grouper is found on rocky reefs, and common on fields of large boulders with gorgonians and black corals.

The grouper feed on fishes and crustaceans.


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Serranidae (Family) > Epinephelinae (Subfamily) > Mycteroperca (Genus) > Mycteroperca prionura (Species)

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