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Epinephelus corallicola (Valenciennes, 1828)

Coral Grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Tamil Nadu coast. Thailand, Hong Kong,Taiwan, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, eastward to the Solomon and Mariana Islands, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Palau.
Serranus corallicola  Valenciennes, 1828
Epinephelus coralicola (Valenciennes, 1828)
Serranus altivelioides  Bleeker, 1849
Type specimen
Epinephelus corallicola (Valenciennes, 1828) corallicola, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:336 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; Java, Indonesia. Holotype: RMNH D154 (dry). Synonym: Epinephelus corallicola (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus corallicola Valenciennes, 1828, Epinephelus coralicola (Valenciennes, 1828), Serranus altivelioides Bleeker, 1849 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Tamil Nadu coast. Western Pacific: Thailand, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales) and eastward to the Solomon and Mariana Islands, including Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Palau. Adults often misidentified as Epinephelus macrospilos. Habitat: Brackishwater, Marine IUCN status: Data deficient (DD)  More...
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