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Table 7 Local Knowledge on the habitat of Epinephelus marginatus in the coast of Brazila, b.

From: Ecology and ethnoecology of dusky grouper [garoupa, Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)] along the coast of Brazil

Habitat Copacabana Itaipu Florianópolis Porto Sauípe Itacimirim Total
Cave 5 2   3   10
High depths 1   2 6   9
Islands 1   2    3
Open sea 1    6 1 8
Reefs/rocks 20 11 28 17 13 89
River     1   1
Sand/mud     3 1 4
Surface 1     1 2
Does not know     2 2 4
Interviews 23 12 23 22 12 92
  1. aCopacabana and Itaipu (Rio de Janeiro), Pântano do Sul (Florianópolis, Santa Catarina), and Itacimirim and Porto Sauípe (Bahia).
  2. bBased on interviews showing 38 fish pictures, including Epinephelus marginatus.