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Pomadasys argenteus

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lexID:
4906 
AphiaID:
218570 
Scientific:
Pomadasys argenteus 
German:
Grunzer 
English:
Silver Grunt 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Haemulidae (Family) > Pomadasys (Genus) > argenteus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Myanmar, Sudan, Yemen, Pakistan, Somalia, Vietnam, Mozambique, India, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Australia, Cina, Corea, Filippine, Giappone, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Madagascar, Malesia, Mar delle Andamane, Mar rosso, Nuova Caledonia, Pacifico occidentale, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Sri Lanka, Tailandia, Taiwan 
Size:
25 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Cnidaria, Cozze e vongloe, Crostacei, Gamberi di barriera, Granchi, Granchi edibili, Lumache, Piccoli pesci, Polpa di gambero, Stelle marine, Tremoline 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-23 23:10:01 

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(Forsskål, 1775)

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to the Philippines (but without record from the Persian Gulf), north to southern Japan, and south to northern Australia.
Also reported from New Caledonia.
Recently recorded from Oman and Kuwait.

Biology
Found in coastal waters. Enters freshwaters.

Synonymised taxa:
Coius gudgutia Hamilton, 1822
Lutjanus microstomus Lacepède, 1802
Polotus nitidus Blyth, 1858
Pomodasys argenteus (Forsskål, 1775)
Pomodasys hasta (Bloch, 1790)
Pristipoma argenteum (Forsskål, 1775)
Pristipoma chrysobalion Cuvier, 1830
Pristipoma hasta (Bloch, 1790)
Pristipoma manadense Günther, 1872
Pristipoma nageb Rüppell, 1838
Sciaena argentea Forsskål, 1775

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