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Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)

Dusky grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Endangered (EN)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Kerala and Visakhapatnam coast. throughout the Mediterranean Sea, southern Bay of Biscaye to southern tip of Africa, British Isles, eastern English Channel, Oman,La Reunion Island, southeastern Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, Mozambique and southern Madagascar.
Synonyms
Serranus marginatus  Lowe, 1834
Serranus fimbriatus  Lowe, 1838
Serranus aspersus  Jenyns, 1840
Epinephelus brachysoma  Cope, 1871
Type specimen
Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834) marginatus, Serranus Lowe [R. T.] 1834:142 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1833 (pt 1) (for 24 Dec.); Off Madeira. Neotype: MMF 3388. Possible syntype: BMNH 1858.4.2.81 (1) [from Lowe]. Synonym: Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834), Serranus marginatus Lowe, 1834, Serranus fimbriatus Lowe, 1838, Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840, Epinephelus brachysoma Cope, 1871.  More...
Biology
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