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Hyporthodus octofasciatus (Griffin, 1926)

Eightbar Grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Along the coast. Somalia, South Africa, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China and Korea.
Synonyms
Epinephelus octofasciatus  Griffin, 1926
Epinephelus compressus  Postel, Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1963
Type specimen
Hyporthodus octofasciatus (Griffin, 1926) octofasciatus, Epinephelus Griffin [L. T.] 1926:540, Pl. 95 [Transactions New Zealand Institute v. 56; Arid Island, off the northeastern coast of Great Barrier Island, Auckland District, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): AIM MA 259. Trnski personal communication (12/1/2017) on type status. Synonym: Hyporthodus octofasciatus (Griffin, 1926), Epinephelus octofasciatus Griffin, 1926, Epinephelus compressus Postel, Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1963.  More...
Biology
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