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Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)

Orange-spotted Grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Near Threatened (NT)
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.
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.  More...
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Museum specimen (1)