What we had instead were red coral trout
(Plectropomus leopardus) and pampano, or pomfret-a mix of the wild and farmed kind.
Young Jack caught a magnificent coral trout
while fishing with his dad at a secret location off Noosa earlier this year, and his photo takes pride of place, the Minister said.
Although there are 161 grouper species, the apple of traders' eyes is the leopard coral trout
, an orange fish that fetches up to P7,200 per kilogram in Hong Kong and P13,500 per kilogram in China.
(certain species of the genus Plectropomus) are now more common and bigger on average in protected spots than in comparable places still being fished, researchers report online March 26 in Current Biology.
Today, it seems prudent to heed the plight of the Great Barrier Reef coral trout
, Plectropomus leopardus.
This is the very first incidence of melanoma being diagnosed in the coral trout
The restrictions have led to major recoveries of reef fish--including the coral trout
and stripy sea perch--and declines in the crown-of-thorns starfish, a large starfish with up to 21 arms that lives and preys on corals, killing them in the process.
coral reefs, due to increased coral bleaching; this would have flow-on effects for fisheries based on reef-associated species, such as coral trout
and red emperor
are the most heavily fished species on the Great Barrier Reef.
Common coral trout
(Plectropomus leopardus) were collected as part of the Cooperative Research Centre for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (CRC Reef) Effects of Line Fishing (ELF) experiment (Campbell et al.
Panther grouper, leopard grouper, and coral trout
are notoriously difficult to catch--but there they are--ready to be picked out for a diner's pleasure.
Effects of thyroxine and thiourea on the metamorphosis of coral trout
grouper, Plectropomus leopardus.