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Epinephelus longispinnis (Kner, 1864)

Longspine grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae     FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Kerala, Kovalam, Chennai, Lakshadweep Islands and Nicobars. Kenya to South Africa, east to the Watubela Group of the eastern Banda Sea.
Serranus longispinis  Kner, 1864
Epinephelus longispinnis  (Kner, 1864)
Epinephilus longispinis  (Kner, 1864)
Type specimen
Epinephelus longispinnis (Kner, 1864) Synonym: Epinephelus longispinis (Kner, 1864), Serranus longispinis Kner, 1864, Epinephelus longispinnis (Kner, 1864), Epinephilus longispinis (Kner, 1864) Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Along the coast of India. India: Type locality, Madras. Found along the coast. Also occurs in Lakshadweep Islands and Nicobars. Museum: Kerala, Kovalam, BPBM 27682. Tuticorin, BPBM 20569. Indo-West Pacific: Kenya to South Africa (32°S) and east to the Watubela Group of the eastern Banda Sea. Not known from the Red Sea nor Persian Gulf. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
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