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Epinephelus miliaris (Valenciennes, 1830)

Netfin grouper

Classification
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
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Andaman. East Africa to the Gilbert Islands and Samoa and north to the Ryukyu Islands.
Synonyms
Serranus miliaris  Valenciennes, 1830
Serranus gaimardi  Valenciennes, 1830
Epinephalus gaimardii  (Valenciennes, 1830)
Serranus diktiophorus  Bleeker, 1856
Epinephelus diktiophorus  (Bleeker, 1856)
Epinephelus dictyophorus  (Bleeker, 1856)
Epinephelus fuscus  Fourmanoir, 1961
Type specimen
Epinephelus miliaris (Valenciennes, 1830) miliaris, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:520 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; Vanikoro Island, Santa Cruz Islands, southwestern Pacific. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-7547. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-7641 (1), 0000-7642 (1, dry). Synonym: Epinephelus miliaris (Valenciennes, 1830), Serranus miliaris Valenciennes, 1830, Serranus gaimardi Valenciennes, 1830, Epinephalus gaimardii (Valenciennes, 1830), Serranus diktiophorus Bleeker, 1856, Epinephelus diktiophorus (Bleeker, 1856), Epinephelus dictyophorus (Bleeker, 1856), Epinephelus fuscus Fourmanoir, 1961 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Andaman, Indo-West Pacific: insular species ranging from East Africa (excluding the Red Sea and Persian Gulf) to the Gilbert Islands and Samoa, north to the Ryukyu Islands. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
Biology
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