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common name for a large carnivorous member of the family Serranidae (sea bassbass
, common name applied to various fishes of Centrarchidae (black basses and sunfishes), Serranidae (sea basses and groupers), Moronidae (temperate basses), and other families.
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 family), abundant in tropical and subtropical seas and highly valued as food fish. There are several genera, notably Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, including some 100 species, most of which are characterized by bright markings that change in color and pattern to match the background. In the West Indies and the Florida Keys are found the yellowfin grouper, noted for its many beautiful color phases; the coney, the smallest (9 in./22.5 cm) grouper, colored a livid reddish gray with blue spots; and the Nassau grouper, the rock hind, and the gag. The largest of the sea bass are the giant grouper, the Atlantic and Pacific goliath groupers, and others in the genus Epinephelus. The Altantic goliath grouper, E. itajara, formerly known as a jewfish, reaches a length of 8 ft (2.4 m) and a weight of 800 lb (360 kg); the Pacific goliath grouper is similar. The giant grouper, E. lanceolatus, found in the Indian and Pacific oceans, reaches 12 ft (3.6 m) in length and 880 lb (360 kg) in weight. The red grouper and the black grouper, common N to the Carolinas, form the bulk of the commercial catch; both species weigh up to 50 lb (22.5 kg). Groupers are classified in the phylum ChordataChordata
, phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development. Most chordates are vertebrates (animals with backbones), but the phylum also includes some small marine invertebrate animals.
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, subphylum Vertebrata, class Actinopterygii, order Perciformes, family Serranidae.
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1313, 1330 (2009); Corley et ah, supra note 51, at 42; Garoupa & Ginsburg, supra note 53, at 542-43.
Bressman, supra note 6, at 1749, 1751-55 (combining positive political theory with legal scholarship on administrative law to understand courts' role in "mediating the strategic needs of both political branches for control of agency action" (italics omitted)); Garoupa & Mathews, supra note 6, at 5-9 (utilizing principal-agent theory to model "the interaction between three institutions"--"the legislature, an agency, and a reviewing court"--comparatively across various national governments worldwide); see also McNollgast & Daniel B.
On the enforcement strategies of private enforcers, see Nuno Garoupa & Daniel Klerman, Optimal Law Enforcement with a Rent-Seeking Government, 4 AM.
6) See Danzon (1983), Lynk (1990), Gravelle and Waterson (1993), Rubinfeld and Scotchmer (1993), Rickman (1994), Hay (1996), Emons and Garoupa (2006).
A segunda etapa e marcada pelo inicio das grandes descobertas, quando em 1974 foi identificado o primeiro poco com capacidade de uso comercial no campo de Garoupa, a 100 metros sob a lamina d'agua.
See Balganesh, supra note 75, at 1591-92; Nuno Garoupa & Thomas S.
Similar to Banos and Garoupa (2002), we study a situation where believers locate on the religious spectrum, and choose the denomination that maximizes their utility.
valor comercial littoralis), pescadas (Cynoscion spp), corvina (Micropogonias furnieri), cavala (Scomberomorussp), salteira (Oligoplitessp), anchova (Pomato mussaltator), cacao (varias familias de Squaliformes), paru (Chaetodipterus faber) e tainha (Mugil spp), badejo (Mycteroperca sp), garoupa (Epinephelus sp) e caranha (Haemulidae).
Similar to the belief of real insider traders (see Charness and Garoupa, 2000; Kay, 2003), students in the study might have felt that there was little chance of getting caught trading on the privileged information.
Since January 1, 2011 the said 18 items, including garoupa fish, tea, green turtle eggs, and oncidium (the so-called dancing-doll orchid or butterfly orchid), have seen tariff rates on shipments to China reduced gradually, with the tariff rates on 16 items already cut to zero.
E ate 1974, quando se estabeleceu o campo de Garoupa, nao havia seguranca quanto ao sucesso do empreendimento exploratorio.