Epinephelus haifensis

Author: Ben-Tuvia, 1953

Epinephelus haifensis Ben-Tuvia, 1953

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Epinephelus haifensis Ben-Tuvia, 1953 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: body short, head large. D XI + 14-15; A III + 9; pectoral fins long, reaching anus; caudal fin rounded. Colour: brown, fins darker with a narrow white edge. Size: to 40 cm SL.

Habitat: on bottoms deeper than 90 m, as presently known. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Mediterranean (Israel and Lebanon coasts) and Morocco. Rare.

Eggs larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.