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Epinephelus bleekeri (Vaillant, 1878 )

Duskytail Grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Near Threatened (NT)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Mumbai and Tamil Nadu coast. Persian Gulf to Taiwan, Indonesia and the northern coast of Australia.
Serranus bleekeri  Vaillant, 1878
Acanthistius bleekeri  (Vaillant, 1878)
Serranus coromandelicus  Day, 1878
Epinephelus albimaculatus  Seale, 1910
Type specimen
Epinephelus bleekeri (Vaillant, 1878 ) bleekeri, Serranus Vaillant [L. L.] in Vaillant & Bocourt 1878:47, 69 [Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique centrale Part 4; Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-7401. Synonym: Epinephelus bleekeri (Vaillant, 1878), Serranus bleekeri Vaillant, 1878, Acanthistius bleekeri (Vaillant, 1878), Serranus coromandelicus Day, 1878, Epinephelus albimaculatus Seale, 1910 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Bombay & Tamil Nadu coast. India: Known from Mumbai and Tamil Nadu coast. Museum: BMNH 1888.12.30.4; NMW 39248; BPBM 23749, 27479; RUSI 16297. Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Taiwan, Indonesia and the northern coast of Australia. Not known from Japan, but may occur here. It has not been found at any islands of Micronesia nor Polynesia. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Near Threatened (NT)  More...
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