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Cephalopholis nigripinnis (Valenciennes, 1828)

Blackfin grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Coasts of India.Indian Ocean From East coast of Africa (Kenay to South Africa) to Sumatra; Comoros Is., Mascarene Is., Maldives, Sri Lanka, Chagos I
Coasts of India East coast of Africa (Kenay to South Africa) to Sumatra; Comoros Island, Mascarene Island, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Chagos Island
Synonyms
Serranus nigripinnis  Valenciennes, 1828
Epinephelus nigripinnis  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cephalopholis nigripinna  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cephalopolis nigripinnis  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Type specimen
Cephalopholis nigripinnis (Valenciennes, 1828) nigripinnis, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:339 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; No locality [probably Indian Ocean]. Syntypes: MNHN A-5733 (2, dry skins, left side). Synonym: Cephalopholis nigripinnis (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus nigripinnis Valenciennes, 1828, Epinephelus nigripinnis (Valenciennes, 1828), Cephalopholis nigripinna (Valenciennes, 1828), Cephalopolis nigripinnis (Valenciennes, 1828) Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Coasts of India.Indian Ocean: From East coast of Africa (Kenay to South Africa) to Sumatra; Comoros Is., Mascarene Is., Maldives, Sri Lanka, Chagos I Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Data deficient (DD)  More...
Biology
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Museum specimen (2)