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Table 8 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 Bertioga Itacimirim Florianópolis Vitória I. Total
Cave 2 1   3 2 8
High depths 2   18    20
Open sea    1    1
Reefs/rocks 7 11 6 12 2 38
Submersed ships     1   1
Surface    2    2
Interviews 10 11 15 11 2 49
  1. aBertioga and Vitória Island (São Paulo), Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro), Pântano do Sul (Florianópolis, Santa Catarina), and Itacimirim (Bahia).
  2. bBased on interviews with experienced fishermen [40 years up, fishing and living in the locality for 25 years or more].