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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus quoyanus (Valenciennes, 1830) 
AphiaID: 218252

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 megachir (Richardson, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus gilberti (Richardson, 1842)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus megachir (Richardson, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinephelus quoyans (Valenciennes, 1830) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerca melanocelidota Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus alatus Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus carinatus Alleyne & MacLeay, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus gilberti Richardson, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus megachir Richardson, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus pardalis Bleeker, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerranus quoyanus Valenciennes, 1830
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, 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 editorlongfin grouper  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus epinepheli Ho & Dojiri, 1977 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus plectropomi Nuñes-Ruivo, 1956 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (28 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 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 (21 nucleotides; 14 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 Inhabits inshore silty reefs; there are no records from depths greater than 50 m. Feeds on crustaceans, fishes, and worms. The enlarged fleshy pectoral fins appear to have resulted from its habit of sitting on the substrate. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218252
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-07 07:51:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Epinephelus quoyanus (Valenciennes, 1830). 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=218252 on 2014-08-01
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