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Giant grouper Epinephelus lanceolatus – Video

This video was filmed in the Sea World, San Diego, USA Source: www.fishconsult.org Giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) The giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus), which belongs to the family Serranidae is also known as brindle bass, brown spotted cod, or bumblebee grouper and as the Queensland giant grouper in Australia. The species is the largest reef-dwelling bony …

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Bala shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus (naming- habitats- feeding habits- reproduction- threats)- Video

The video was taken at the freshwater aquarium, Sea World, San Diego, USA. General: The Bala shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus, is not a real shark this is also known as the tricolor shark, silver shark, or shark minnow, and silver bala is a cyprinid and type of minnow freshwater fish species. The nickname “shark” has been given to this bony fish because of …

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