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Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801

Peacock Hind

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Coast of India.It is more often found on exposed than protected reefs; Indo- Pacific;
Coast of India
Synonyms
Epinephelus argus  (Schneider, 1801)
Cephalopolis argus  Schneider, 1801
Bodianus jacobevertsen  Lacepède, 1802
Bodianus jacob-evertsen  Lacepède, 1802
Serranus myriaster  Valenciennes, 1828
Type specimen
Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801 argus, Cephalopholis Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801:311, Pl. 61 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; Synonym: Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801, Epinephelus argus (Schneider, 1801), Cephalopolis argus Schneider, 1801, Bodianus jacobevertsen Lacepède, 1802, Bodianus jacob-evertsen Lacepède, 1802, Serranus myriaster Valenciennes, 1828 Type locality: In India orientali [Indonesia]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 220.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D. IX, 15-16; A. III, 8-9; P. i, 16-17; V. I, 5. Llat. 95-108; Ltr. 13-15+1+34-38.
2 D. IX, 15-16; A. III, 8-9; P. i, 16-17; V. I, 5. Llat. 95-108; Ltr. 13-15+1+34-38.
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Museum specimen (2)