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Cephalopholis miniata (Forsskål, 1775)

Coral Hind

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Reported
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Indian coast.Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Durban, South Africa and eastward to the Line Islands; including most islands in the Indian and west-central Pacific oceans. Absent from Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. Misidentified asCephalopholis cyanostigma from Re
Indian coast Red Sea to Durban, South Africa and eastward to the Line Islands including most islands in the Indian and west-central Pacific oceans. Absent from Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman
Synonyms
Perca miniata  Forsskål, 1775
Epinephelus miniatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Serranus miniatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Cephalopholis miniatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Cephalopolis miniatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Pomacentrus burdi  Lacepède, 1802
Serranus yanostigmatoides  Bleeker, 1849
Cephalopholis maculatus  Seale & Bean, 1907
Cephalopholis formosanus  Tanaka, 1911
Cephalopholis boninius  Jordan & Thompson, 1914
Type specimen
Cephalopholis miniata (Forsskål, 1775) miniata, Perca Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:xi, 41 [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea; [Lohajæ] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea. Lectotype: ZMUC P43567 (1, dry skin). Synonym: Cephalopholis miniata (Forsskål, 1775), Perca miniata Forsskål, 1775, Epinephelus miniatus (Forsskål, 1775), Serranus miniatus (Forsskål, 1775), Cephalopholis miniatus (Forsskål, 1775), Cephalopolis miniatus (Forsskål, 1775), Pomacentrus burdi Lacepède, 1802, Serranus yanostigmatoides Bleeker, 1849, Cephalopholis maculatus Seale & Bean, 1907, Cephalopholis formosanus Tanaka, 1911, Cephalopholis boninius Jordan & Thompson, 1914 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Indian coast.Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Durban, South Africa and eastward to the Line Islands; including most islands in the Indian and west-central Pacific oceans. Absent from Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. Misidentified asCephalopholis cyanostigma from Reunion. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Not Evaluated  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D. IX, 15; A. III, 9; P. i, 17; V. I, 5. Llat. 98-113; Ltr. 13-16+1_29-38.
2 D. IX, 15; A. III, 9; P. i, 17; V. I, 5. Llat. 98-113; Ltr. 13-16+1_29-38.
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