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Cephalopholis cyanostigma (Valenciennes, 1828)

Bluespotted 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
Western Pacific: Philippines to Australia (Dampier Islands, off Western Australia to the Capricorn Islands, of the southern Great Barrier Reef); including Palau, New Britain, and the Solomon Islands.
Along the coast Philippines to Australia (Dampier Islands, off Western Australia to the Capricorn Islands, of the southern Great Barrier Reef) including Palau, New Britain and the Solomon Islands.
Synonyms
Serranus cyanostigma  Valenciennes, 1828
Epinephelus cyanostigrna  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cephalopholis kendalli  Evermann & Seale, 1907
Cephalopholis xanthopterus  Allen & Starck, 1975
Type specimen
Cephalopholis cyanostigma (Valenciennes, 1828) cyanostigma, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:359 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 103. Synonym: Cephalopholis cyanostigma (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus cyanostigma Valenciennes, 1828, Epinephelus cyanostigrna (Valenciennes, 1828), Cephalopholis kendalli Evermann & Seale, 1907, Cephalopholis xanthopterus Allen & Starck, 1975.  More...
Biology
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