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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus tauvina (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 218205

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 editorCephalopholis tauvina (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephalus tauvina (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus chewa Morgans, 1966
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus elongatus Schultz, 1953
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus pantherinus Lacepède, 1802
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerca tauvina Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus goldiei MacLeay, 1882
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus jansenii Bleeker, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus pantherinus (Lacepède, 1802)
Sources  basis of record Randall, J.E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. Immel Publishing. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreasy grouper  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus kabatai Ho & Dojiri, 1977 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (32 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (60 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 (25 nucleotides; 18 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 Prefers clear water areas on coral reefs; juveniles have been taken from reef flats and in tidepools, adults found in deeper waters. Adults from Oceania almost exclusively feeds on fishes (holocentrids, mullid, and pomacentrid). Often confused with @E. coioides@@ and @E. malabaricus@@. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218205
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 tauvina (Forsskål, 1775). 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=218205 on 2014-10-25
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