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Epinephelus poecilonotus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Dot-dash Grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Along the coast and Lakshadweep Islands East coast of Africa to Japan, Korea, South China Sea, Vietnam and Fiji.
Synonyms
Epinephelus poecilonatus  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)
Serranus poecilonotus  Temminck & Schlegel, 1842
Type specimen
Epinephelus poecilonotus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842) poecilonotus, Serranus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843:6, Pl. 4A (fig. 1) [Fauna Japonica Part 1; Nagasaki, Japan. Lectotype: RMNH D75 (dry). Paralectotypes: RMNH 176 (2). Synonym: Epinephelus poecilonotus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842), Serranus poecilonotus Temminck & Schlegel, 1842, Epinephelus poecilonatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842).  More...
Biology
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