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Epinephelus polyphekadion (Bleeker, 1849)

Camouflage 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
Mandapam, Kulak Karai Red Sea, east coast of Africa to Polynesia, Southern Japan, Southern Queensland and Lord Howe island.
Synonyms
Serranus polyphekadion  Bleeker, 1849
Epinephelus polyhekadion  (Bleeker, 1849)
Serranus goldmanni  Bleeker, 1855
Epinephelus goldmani  (Bleeker, 1855)
Serranus microdon  Bleeker, 1856
Epinephelus microdon  (Bleeker, 1856)
Type specimen
Epinephelus polyphekadion (Bleeker, 1849) polyphekadion, Serranus Bleeker [P.] 1849:39 [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 22 [13]; Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Holotype: RMNH (not found). Synonym: Epinephelus polyphekadion (Bleeker, 1849), Serranus polyphekadion Bleeker, 1849, Epinephelus polyhekadion (Bleeker, 1849), Serranus goldmanni Bleeker, 1855, Epinephelus goldmani (Bleeker, 1855), Serranus microdon Bleeker, 1856, Epinephelus microdon (Bleeker, 1856).  More...
Biology
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