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Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)

Orange-spotted Grouper

Classification
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
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Coast and Andaman sea. Mediterranean coast of Israel, Red Sea. south to Durban, South Africa, eastward to Palau and Fiji, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Arafura Sea and Australia.
Synonyms
Bola coioides  Hamilton, 1822
Epinephelus coiodes  (Hamilton, 1822)
Serranus nebulosus  Valenciennes, 1828
Cephalopholis nebulosus  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Epinephelus nebulosus  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Serranus suillus  Valenciennes, 1828
Epinephelus suillus  (Valenciennes, 1828)
Homalogrystes guntheri  Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Type specimen
Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822) coioides, Bola Hamilton [F.] 1822:82, 369 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; Large Gangetic estuaries, India. No types known. Synonym: Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822), Bola coioides Hamilton, 1822, Epinephelus coiodes (Hamilton, 1822), Serranus nebulosus Valenciennes, 1828, Cephalopholis nebulosus (Valenciennes, 1828), Epinephelus nebulosus (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus suillus Valenciennes, 1828, Epinephelus suillus (Valenciennes, 1828), Homalogrystes guntheri Alleyne & Macleay, 1877 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: India: Coast and Andaman sea. Indo-West Pacific: Mediterranean coast of Israel, Red Sea; south to Durban, South Africa and eastward to Palau and Fiji, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Arafura Sea and Australia. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Near Threatened (NT)  More...
Biology
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