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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822) 
AphiaID: 159353

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus Bloch, 1793
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephalus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus itajarra (Lichtenstein, 1822) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromicrops ditobo Roux & Collignon, 1954
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromicrops esonue Ehrenbaum, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromicrops itaiara (Lichtenstein, 1822) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus galeus Müller & Troschel, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus guasa Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus itajara Lichtenstein, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus mentzelii Valenciennes, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus mentzelli Valenciennes, 1828
Sources  basis of record Hardy (Vol III), 1978 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoritajaraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoliath grouper  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormero guasa  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbitacolax analogus Vervoort, 1969 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbitacolax hapalogenyos (Yamaguti & Yamasu, 1959) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (114 nucleotides; 23 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and possibly north to Massachusetts, to Brazil, including Bermuda and the West Indies; throughout the Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159353
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Epinephelus itajara. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159353 on 2014-07-25
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