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Epinephelus macrospilos (Bleker, 1855)

Snubnose Grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Southern Indian and Nicobar Island. Kenya, south to Natal, South Africa and east to Central Pacific.
Serranus macrospilos  Bleeker, 1855
Ephinephelus macrospilus  (Bleeker, 1855)
Epinephelus macrospilus  (Bleeker, 1855)
Epinephelus microspilus  (Bleeker, 1855)
Serranus cylindricus  Günther, 1859
Type specimen
Epinephelus macrospilos (Bleker, 1855) macrospilos, Serranus Bleeker [P.] 1855:499 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 9 (no. 3); Batjan, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 5503. Synonym: Epinephelus macrospilos (Bleeker, 1855), Serranus macrospilos Bleeker, 1855, Ephinephelus macrospilus (Bleeker, 1855), Epinephelus macrospilus (Bleeker, 1855), Epinephelus microspilus (Bleeker, 1855), Serranus cylindricus Günther, 1859 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: India: Southern India. Indo-Pacific: Keniya south to Natal, South Africa and east to Central Pacific. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
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Museum specimen (1)