AnAge entry for Epinephelus marginatus

Classification (HAGRID: 04001)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Perciformes
                Family: Serranidae
                    Genus: Epinephelus
Species
Epinephelus marginatus
Common name
Dusky grouper
Synonyms
Epinephelus guaza, Epinephelus gvaza

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
50 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 583
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity has been reported as 24 years [0583]. Other estimates suggest these animals may live up to 50 years [0454].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
4,015 days
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
33,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 551078
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 179535
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