Ecology of Epinephelus quoyanus
Main Ref. Connell, S.D., 1998
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Epinephelus quoyanus may be found.
Remarks Inhabits inshore silty reefs; there are no records from depths greater than 50 m (Ref. 5222). Also found in coral reefs (Ref. 58534). Feeds on crustaceans, fishes, and worms (Ref. 5222).


Substrate Benthic; Soft Bottom
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref. Shao, K.-T., C.-P. Lin, L.-T. Ho and P.-L. Lin, 1990


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type ref Connell, S.D., 1998
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit ref Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
Trophic level(s)
Original sample Unfished population Remark
Estimation method Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 4.02 0.51 3.73 0.51 Troph of juv./adults from 1 study.
Ref. Connell, S.D., 1998
From individual food items 3.64 0.53 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita on 06.30.98
Modified by OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen on 11.19.08
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