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Cephalopholis urodeta (Forster, 1801)

Darkfin hind

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 in India Distribution elsewhere
Indo-Pacific: Kenya to northern South Africa and eastward to French Polynesia and the Pitcairn Islands. Unknown from the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf, and the coast of India.
Coast of India Kenya to northern South Africa and eastward to French Polynesia and the Pitcairn Islands
Perca urodeta  Forster, 1801
Cephalopholis urodelus  (Forster, 1801)
Serranus urodelus  Valenciennes, 1828
Cephalopholis urodela  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cephalopholis urodelus  (Valenciennes, 1828)`
Epinephelus urodelus  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Serranus erythraeus  Valenciennes, 1830
Epinephelus erythraeus  (Valenciennes, 1830)
Perca urodeta  Forster, 1844
Epinephelus playfairi  Bleeker, 1879
Epinephelus playfayri  Bleeker, 1879
Serranus mars  De Vis, 1884
Serranus mauritiiae  Gudger, 1929
Serranus mauritiae  Gudger, 1929
Type specimen
Cephalopholis urodeta (Forster, 1801) urodeta, Perca Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801:333, xlv [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; St. Christina Island, Waitaho [Vaitahu, Tahuata Island, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1979.6.13.7. Synonym: Cephalopholis urodeta (Forster, 1801), Perca urodeta Forster, 1801, Cephalopholis urodelus (Forster, 1801), Serranus urodelus Valenciennes, 1828, Cephalopholis urodela (Valenciennes, 1828), Cephalopholis urodelus (Valenciennes, 1828), Epinephelus urodelus (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus erythraeus Valenciennes, 1830, Epinephelus erythraeus (Valenciennes, 1830), Perca urodeta Forster, 1844, Epinephelus playfairi Bleeker, 1879, Epinephelus playfayri Bleeker, 1879, Serranus mars De Vis, 1884, Serranus mauritiiae Gudger, 1929, Serranus mauritiae Gudger, 1929.  More...
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Museum specimen (1)