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Cephalopholis leopardus (Lacepede, 1801)

Leopard Hind

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Tamil Nadu, Kerala coast.Inhabits coral reefs; Indo-West Pacific
Tamil Nadu and Kerala coast.
Synonyms
Labrus leopardus  Lacepède, 1801
Cephalopholis leoparda (Lacepède, 1801)
Epinephelus leopardus  (Lacepède, 1801)
Serranus leopardus  (Lacepède, 1801)
Serranus spilurus  Valenciennes, 1833
Serranus homfrayi  Day, 1871
Epinephelus urodelops  Schultz, 1943
Type specimen
Cephalopholis leopardus (Lacepede, 1801) leopardus, Labrus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801:450, 518, Pl. 30 (fig. 1) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepéde) v. 3; Grand Océan équatorial, ou les mers qui en sont voisines [Indo-West Pacific]. Syntypes: MNHN A-5725 (3, dry) Indian Ocean. Synonym: Cephalopholis leopardus (Lacepède, 1801), Labrus leopardus Lacepède, 1801, Cephalopholis leoparda(Lacepède, 1801), Epinephelus leopardus (Lacepède, 1801), Serranus leopardus (Lacepède, 1801), Serranus spilurus Valenciennes, 1833, Serranus homfrayi Day, 1871, Epinephelus urodelops Schultz, 1943 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Tamil Nadu, Kerala coast.Inhabits coral reefs; Indo-West Pacific Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
Biology
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