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Epinephelus summana (Forsskål, 1775)

Summan Grouper

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Data deficient (DD)
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Port Blair in the Andaman sea. Red Sea, Somalia, Yemen and Gulf of Aden.
Perca summana  Forsskål, 1775
Epinephalus summana  (Forsskål, 1775)
Epinephelus sunmana  (Forsskål, 1775)
Serranus leucostigma  Valenciennes, 1828
Sebastes meleagris  Peters, 1864
Type specimen
Epinephelus summana (Forsskål, 1775) summana, Perca Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:xi, 42 [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); [No locality stated] Red Sea. Holotype (unique): ZMUC P43569 (dry skin). Synonym: Epinephelus summana (Forsskål, 1775), Perca summana Forsskål, 1775, Epinephalus summana (Forsskål, 1775), Epinephelus sunmana (Forsskål, 1775), Serranus leucostigma Valenciennes, 1828, Sebastes meleagris Peters, 1864 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Port Blair in the Andaman sea. Western Indian Ocean: known only from the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Habitat: Brackishwater, Marine IUCN status: Data deficient (DD)  More...
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