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Diploprion bifasciatum Cuvier, 1828

Barred Soapfish

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 in India Distribution elsewhere
Along the Coast area. Maldives, Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan and south to Lord Howe Island.
Diploprion bifasciatus  Cuvier, 1828
Type specimen
Diploprion bifasciatum Cuvier, 1828 bifasciatum, Diploprion Cuvier [G.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:137, Pl. 21 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; Synonym: Diploprion bifasciatum Cuvier, 1828, Diploprion bifasciatus Cuvier, 1828 Type locality: Java, Indonesia. Syntypes (Kuhl & van Hasselt specimens): MNHN 0000-7296 (1), ?ZMB 6377 [ex RMNH] (1, stuffed). Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae, Sub-family: Grammistinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Maldives, India and Sri Lanka east to Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, Queensland (Australia), Lord Howe Island and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine. IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
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