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Epinephelus polystigma (Bleeker, 1853)

White-dotted grouper

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Serranidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
South Indian coast. Andaman Islands, Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, New Ireland, Australia and the Solomon Islands.
Synonyms
Serranus polystigma  Bleeker, 1853
Serranus australis  Castelnau, 1875
Epinephelus australis  (Castelnau, 1875)
Epinephelus rahanus  Popta, 1918
Type specimen
Epinephelus polystigma (Bleeker, 1853) polystigma, Serranus Bleeker [P.] 1853:244 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 4 (no. 2); Benculen [Bengkulu], Sumatra, Indonesia; Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Syntypes: RMNH 5491 (1), 29577 [ex RMNH 5491] (1). Synonym: Epinephelus polystigma (Bleeker, 1853), Serranus polystigma Bleeker, 1853, Serranus australis Castelnau, 1875, Epinephelus australis (Castelnau, 1875), Epinephelus rahanus Popta, 1918.  More...
Biology
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