Gulf coney

The Gulf coney lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 46 - 90 m environment.

Baqueta, Gulf Coney, Rooster Hind, Cephalopholis acanthistius Baqueta, Gulf Coney, Rooster Hind, Cephalopholis acanthistius A fish with three names, the Baqueta, Gulf Coney, or Rooster Hind is characterized by its beefy red-brown body and large head, characteristic and identifying nine dorsal spines More

Gulf Coneys are found on reefs and sandy bottoms between 50 and 100 meters deep. Carlos Navarro Rock Scallop Rock scallops filter water to consume the micro-organisms known as plankton. More

Miranda, landed a gulf coney (Epinephalus acanthistius) on March 15 while fishing Mexico’s San Jose Del Cabo. The fish, a member of the grouper family, weighed 5.78 kg (12 lb 12 oz) and was submitted for an IGFA All-Tackle class record. More

Common names

Baqueta in sp
Baqueta in Spanish (español)
Cabrilla rosa in Spanish (español)
Colorado in Spanish (español)
Coney in English
Grouper in English
Gulf coney in English
Hind in English
Lokos in Hebrew (‫עברית)
Mero in sp
Mérou coq in French (français)
rooster hind in English
rose coney in English
东太平洋石斑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
墨西哥九棘鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
墨西哥九棘鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
東太平洋石斑魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Epinephelus
Species : Epinephelus acanthistius
Authority : Gilbert, 1892