Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Serranidae > Epinephelus > Epinephelus labriformis

Epinephelus labriformis (lateralband grouper; Starry grouper; Sea bass; Rock bass; Red-tipped; Grouper; Flag cabrilla)

Synonyms: Epinephelus ordinatus; Epinephelus sellicauda; Serranus labriformis
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Wikipedia Abstract

Epinephelus labriformis, commonly called starry grouper or flag cabrilla among various other vernacular names, is a species of marine fish in the family Serranidae.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  


Prey / Diet

Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)[1]
Cantherhines dumerilii (Barred filefish)[1]
Chaetodon humeralis (muneca)[1]
Diodon holocanthus (Ajargo)[1]
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)[1]
Holacanthus passer (whitestripe angelfish)[1]
Johnrandallia nigrirostris (Black-nosed butterflyfish)[1]
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Cortez angelfish)[1]
Pseudobalistes naufragium (Stone triggerfish)[1]
Scarus perrico (perrico)[1]
Scarus rubroviolaceus (Redlipped parrot)[1]
Stegastes acapulcoensis (Acapulco major)[1]
Sufflamen verres (brown triggerfish)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Bodianus diplotaenia (Pacific hogfish)13
Carcharhinus melanopterus (Shark)1
Cephalopholis panamensis (Panama graysby)13
Galeocerdo cuvier (Tiger-shark)1
Gymnothorax castaneus (Panamic green moray)13
Gymnothorax dovii (Speckled moray)13
Lutjanus argentiventris (yellowtail snapper)13
Lutjanus novemfasciatus (black snapper)13
Lutjanus viridis (Blue-and-gold snapper)13
Novaculichthys taeniourus (clown wrasse)13
Thalassoma grammaticum (Sunset wrasse)13


Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)[1]
Carcharhinus leucas (Zambezi shark)[1]
Mycteroperca xenarcha (Broomtail grouper)[1]
Sphyraena ensis (vicuda)[1]
Triaenodon obesus (whitelip reef shark)[1]


Parasitized by 
Allobenedenia pseudomarginata[2]
Benedenia jaliscana <Unverified Name>[2]
Elytrophallus mexicanus[2]
Hamacreadium mutabile[2]
Helicometra torta[2]
Lepidapedoides oaxacensis[2]
Pearsonellum corventum[2]


Colombia; Costa Rica; Eastern Pacific: Baja California, Mexico to Peru, including the offshore islands of Cocos, Revillagigedo, and the Galapagos Islands.; Ecuador; El Salvador; Galapagos Islands; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Southeast; Panama; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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