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Epinephelus chabaudi (Castelnau, 1861)

Moustache Grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Kerala coast. Kenya to Knysna and South Africa.
Synonyms
Serranus chabaudi  Castelnau, 1861
Epinephelus modestus  Gilchrist & Thompson, 1909
Epinephelus clarkei  Smith, 1958
Type specimen
Epinephelus chabaudi (Castelnau, 1861) modestus, Epinephelus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1909:218 [Annals of the South African Museum v. 6 (pt 3, no. 5); Durban market, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): SAM 10446. Synonym: Epinephelus chabaudi (Castelnau, 1861), Serranus Chabaudi Castelnau, 1861, Epinephelus modestus Gilchrist & Thompson, 1909, Epinephelus clarkei Smith, 1958.  More...
Biology
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