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Cephalopolis miniata



Coral hind

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Cephalopolis miniata ()
Synonyms :
Classification : Serranidae ( Grooper & Anthias )
 
Name : Vieille étoilée
Vieille de corail
Mérou rouge
Name : Coral hind
Jewel grouper
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Espèce très commune des récifs externes à eaux claire. Ce mérou a une coloration rouge spectaculaire.

Taille maximale : 40 cm.
Possible confusions
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Il existe plusieurs mérous rouge avec des points bleus. C. oligostica (17 cm, endémique de la Mer Rouge), C. sexmaculata (lignes bleues sous l'oeil, de la Mer Rouge au Pacifique) et C. hemistikos (absence de points bleus sur le dos et la caudale).
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Se nourrit de poissons et crustacés.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
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Récifs externes entre 2 et 150 m.
Geographical distribution
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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Découvrir la mer Rouge et l'océan Indien
Steven Weinberg
Editions Nathan 1996, 1997
Guide du récif corallien de Mer Rouge
Helmut Debelius
PLB Editions, 1998
La Mer Rouge
Andrea Ghisotti
Bonechi, 1999
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 31/10/2003

Updates :
Christophe Naslain - 31/10/2003


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