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Cromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828)

Humpback Grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Vulnerable (VU)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Known from the Nicobar Islands. southern Japan to Palau, Guam, New Caledonia, southern Queensland, Australia, Broome and Kenya.
Serranus altivelis Valenciennes, 1828
Epinephelus altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828)
Chromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cromileptis altivales (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cromileptis altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828)
Cromileptis altiveles (Valenciennes, 1828)
Type specimen
Cromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828) altivelis, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:324, Pl. 35 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2] Java, Indonesia, and unknown locality. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-7174 (1, dry) no locality, RMNH (not found). Synonym: Cromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus altivelis Valenciennes, 1828, Epinephelus altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828), Chromileptes altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828), Cromileptis altivales (Valenciennes, 1828), Cromileptis altiveles (Valenciennes, 1828), Cromileptis altivelis (Valenciennes, 1828).  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 B. vii, D. 10-11/18-19, P. 18, V. 1/5, A.3/9-10, C. 17, L. r. 100-130/85-110, L. tr. 36/-.