C. altivelis was listed as ‘VU A4cd’ on the IUCN Red List in February by the IUCN Groupers and Wrasses Specialist Group (GWSG) in the. Geographic Range. The Barramundi Cod is generally found in the waters off the Northern Australian coast and as far as Western Australia. Although this fish is. Learn more about the Humpback grouper – with amazing Humpback grouper photos and facts on Arkive.

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It is usually either fawn, reddish-brown, or terra-cotta colored. Sensitivity of grouper Epinephelus coioides eggs to handling stress at different stages of embryonic development. The humpback grouper is threatened in Southeast Asia, where it is heavily exploited and its habitat is being degraded.

Cromileptes altivelis, Humpback grouper : fisheries, aquaculture, aquarium

Froese and Pauly, Sign our Guest Book. Sign up to our newsletter Cromioeptes the latest wild news direct to your inbox. They swim very differently from other fishes; they move very slowly with many odd turns and sometimes it seems as if they are trying to swim upside down Martinsson Barramundi Cod reproduce by means of protogyny, which means there is sequential hermaphroditism in which an individual transforms from female to male.


On the younger fish the spots are larger but less numerous Australia Museum ; Marshall Marine fish fauna in Hong Kong waters.

The Barramundi Cod is generally found in the waters off the Northern Australian coast and as far as Western Australia. It is still unknown whether C. It is rare in nature and high priced both in the international ornamental altvielis, and in the live food fish market centrally in Hong Kong and southern China. The profile of its head is and it has scattered black spots on its body and fins.

The humpback grouper generally inhabits lagoons and seaward reefs, where it is typically found in dead or silty areas, to depths of up to 40 meters 1 7. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser.

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Indonesia focuses on groupers. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total: Workshop for global red list assessment of groupers: Heemstra, ; Froese and Pauly, ; Sadovy et al. Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres. The only problem is that they are the most prized and highly priced of all groupers in Chinese restaurants.


Myers, ; Froese and Pauly, Revision cromiletpes Indo-Pacific groupers Xromileptes Humpback grouper Conservation status.

Cromileptes altivelis Valenciennes Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Nutritional studies and feed development aptivelis the Epinephelus groupers.

Journal of Aquariculture and Aquatic Sciences, 3: A recent study on early gonadal development reveals that all C.

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Lieske E; Myers R, Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef. Vatanakul V et al.

Datasheet Cromileptes altivelis humpback grouper. Predalumpaburt Y; Tanvilai D, Positive The only economic gain that humans receive from Barramundi Cod comes from catching and selling juveniles for aquarium displays and selling the adults as a source of food Froese and Pauly Glossary Dorsal fin The unpaired fin found on the back of the body of fish.

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Advances in grouper aquaculture.