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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus polyphekadion (Bleeker, 1849) 
AphiaID: 218197

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 editorEpinephelus goldmani (Bleeker, 1855)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus microdon (Bleeker, 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus polyhekadion (Bleeker, 1849) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus dispar var. b Playfair, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus goldmanni Bleeker, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus microdon Bleeker, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus polyphekadion Bleeker, 1849
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmalltooth grouper [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcamouflage grouper  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 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 (14 nucleotides; 8 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 ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually found in clear water on coral reefs, either lagoons or outer reefs. Most abundant at islands, particularly atolls. It occurs ar depths of 2 to over 46 m. Feeds mainly on crustaceans (portunid crabs) and fishes, sometimes on cephalopods and gastropods. Several of this species are ciguatoxic at Enewetak and Bikini in the Marshall Islands. Found usually in small schools, especially in the Tuamoto atolls. Also caught with harpoons and spearguns. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218197
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Epinephelus polyphekadion (Bleeker, 1849). 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=218197 on 2014-04-24
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