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Epinephelus ongus (Bloch, 1790)

White-streaked Grouper

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 in India Distribution elsewhere
Andaman sea. East Africa to the Ryukyu and Marshall Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia and northern Australia.
Holocentrus ongus  Bloch, 1790
Serranus reticulatus  Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus tumilabris  Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus tumilabrus  Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus tumilebris  Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus dichropterus  Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus bataviensis  Bleeker, 1849
Epinephelus summana hostiaretis  Whitley, 1954
Epinephelus slacksmithi  Whitley, 1959
Type specimen
Epinephelus ongus (Bloch, 1790) ongus, Holocentrus Bloch [M. E.] 1790:69, Pl. 234 [Naturgeschichte der ausl√§ndischen Fische v. 4; Japan [erroneous, is Java, Indonesia]. Lectotype: ZMB 5533 (right skin). Paralectotypes: ZMB 5214 (1, stuffed). Synonym: Epinephelus ongus (Bloch, 1790), Holocentrus ongus Bloch, 1790, Serranus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1828, Serranus tumilabris Valenciennes, 1828, Serranus tumilabrus Valenciennes, 1828, Serranus tumilebris Valenciennes, 1828, Serranus dichropterus Valenciennes, 1828, Serranus bataviensis Bleeker, 1849, Epinephelus summana hostiaretis Whitley, 1954, Epinephelus slacksmithi Whitley, 1959.  More...
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