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Epinephelus maculatus (Bloch, 1790)

Highfin Grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Port Blair in the Andaman sea and coastal waters.
Synonyms
Holocentrus maculatus  Bloch, 1790
Epinephelus maculates  (Bloch, 1790)
Holocentrus albofuscus  Lacepède, 1802
Holocentrus albo-fuscus  Lacepède, 1802
Serranus sebae  Bleeker, 1854
Plectropoma kulas  Thiollière, 1857
Serranus medurensis  Günther, 1873
Type specimen
Epinephelus maculatus (Bloch, 1790) maculatus, Holocentrus Bloch [M. E.] 1790:96, Pl. 242 (fig. 3) [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 4; East Indies. Holotype (unique): ZMB (not found). Synonym: Epinephelus maculatus (Bloch, 1790), Holocentrus maculatus Bloch, 1790, Epinephelus maculates (Bloch, 1790), Holocentrus albofuscus Lacepède, 1802, Holocentrus albo-fuscus Lacepède, 1802, Serranus sebae Bleeker, 1854, Plectropoma kulas Thiollière, 1857, Serranus medurensis Günther, 1873.  More...
Biology
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