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Epinephelus polylepis Randall & Heemstra, 1991

Smallscaled Grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Near Threatened (NT)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
West coast Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf and Pakistan.
Synonyms
Epinephelus polylepis  Randall & Heemstra, 1991
Type specimen
Epinephelus polylepis Randall & Heemstra, 1991 polylepis, Epinephelus Randall [J. E.] & Heemstra [P. C.] 1991:226, Pl. 19C; Fig. 118 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 20; Synonym: Epinephelus polylepis Randall & Heemstra, 1991 Type locality: Off Bahrain, 26°55'30N, 50°58'18E, Persian Gulf, depth 53-55 meters. Holotype: BPBM 30580. Paratypes: BMNH 1891.2.1.2 (1), 1899.1.24.1 (1), 1945.12.31.19 (1); BPBM 27480 (1); FMNH 98283 (1); ONHM 1606 (1); RMNH 12345 (1); ZMUC P43670 (1).  More...
Biology
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