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Epinephelus quoyanus (Valenciennes, 1830)

Longfin 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
Along the coast and Port Blair in the Andaman Sea. Japan to Australia.
Serranus quoyanus  Valenciennes, 1830
Epinephelus quoyans  (Valenciennes, 1830)
Serranus gilberti  Richardson, 1842
Epinephelus gilberti  (Richardson, 1842)
Serranus megachir  Richardson, 1846
Cephalopholis megachir  (Richardson, 1846)
Epinephelus megachir  (Richardson, 1846)
Serranus pardalis  Bleeker, 1848
Perca melanocelidota  Gronow, 1854
Serranus carinatus  Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Serranus alatus  Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Type specimen
Epinephelus quoyanus (Valenciennes, 1830) quoyanus, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:519 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 6; New Guinea. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-7422. Synonym: Epinephelus quoyanus (Valenciennes, 1830), Serranus quoyanus Valenciennes, 1830, Epinephelus quoyans (Valenciennes, 1830), Serranus gilberti Richardson, 1842, Epinephelus gilberti (Richardson, 1842), Serranus megachir Richardson, 1846, Cephalopholis megachir (Richardson, 1846), Epinephelus megachir (Richardson, 1846), Serranus pardalis Bleeker, 1848, Perca melanocelidota Gronow, 1854, Serranus carinatus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877, Serranus alatus Alleyne & Macleay, 1877.  More...
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