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Pomadasys argenteus

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lexID:
4906 
Scientific:
Pomadasys argenteus 
German:
Grunzer 
English:
Silver grunt 
Category:
Haemulidés 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Haemulidae (Family) > Pomadasys (Genus) > argenteus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Yemen, Pakistan, Mozambique, Myanmar, Australie, Chine, Corée, Inde, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Madagascar, Malaisie, Mer d'Adaman, Mer Rouge, Nouvelle Calédonie, Oman, Pacifique Ouest, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Vietnam 
Size:
25 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Cnidaria, arénicole, crabes, crevettes, crevettes-barbier, crustacés, escargots, étoiles de mer, moules, poissons (petits poissons), tourteaux 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
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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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