Species details : Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)

Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus marginatus  (Lowe, 1834)
Synonyms:
Cerna gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Cerna gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Cernua gigas Costa, 1849 (ambiguous synonym)
Epinephelus brachysoma Cope, 1871 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus brachysoma Cope, 1871
Epinephelus gauza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus gauza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Epinephelus gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Epinephelus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Epinephelus quaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus quaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Epoinephelus gauza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epoinephelus gauza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Holocentrus gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Holocentrus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Labrus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Labrus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Labrus gvaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Labrus gvaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Perca gigas Brünnich, 1768 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Perca gigas Brünnich, 1768
Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840
Serranus cernioides de Brito Capello, 1867 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus cernioides de Brito Capello, 1867
Serranus fimbriatus Lowe, 1838 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus fimbriatus Lowe, 1838
Serranus gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Serranus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Serranus guaza (not of Linnaeus, 1758)
Serranus marginatus Lowe, 1834 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus marginatus Lowe, 1834
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Geelpens-klipkabeljou - Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Geelpens-klipkabeljou - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Louqous Wâwy - Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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Wakar - Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Catalan Spain(Catalunya) Click here to show the literature
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Cherne - Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Marelaço - Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Merrebedjo - Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mørk havaborre - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Tandbaars - Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Duskey grouper - English - Click here to show the literature
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Dusky grouper - English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Dusky grouper - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Dusky perch - English - Click here to show the literature
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Dusky sea perch - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Yellowbelly grouper - English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Yellowbelly rockcod - English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Yellowbelly rockcod - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Tummameriahven - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Toboko - Fon GBE Benin Click here to show the literature
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Mérou - French Algeria Click here to show the literature
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Mérou de Mediterranée - French Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Mérou noir - French France Click here to show the literature
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Mérou rouge - French Tunisia Click here to show the literature
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Mérou sombre - French Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Brauner Zackenbarsch - German Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Riesen-Zackenbarsch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Riesen-Zackenbarsch - German Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Cernia - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cernia bruna - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cerna - Maltese Malta(Mediterranean) Click here to show the literature
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Manann - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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东大西洋石斑鱼 Dong da xi yang shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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東大西洋石斑魚 Dong da si yang shih ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Rofós - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Rophós - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Granik wielki - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Galinha-do-mar - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa preta - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa verdadeira - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-crioula - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-gigante - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-preta - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mero legitimo - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mero-legítimo - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Mero-legítimo - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero-legítimo - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mero-preto - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Merou ou Garoupa - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Piracuca - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Epinefel gigant - Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Kirnja - Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Sari hani ortoz - Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Spanish Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero moreno - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Rékott - Susu Guinea(Conakry, Guinea (Ref. 28012).) Click here to show the literature
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Brun Havsabborre - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Orfoz balığı - Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Sarıhani balığı - Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Jalakk - Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Kócc - Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Perciformes FishBase
Family Serranidae FishBase
Genus Epinephelus FishBase
Distribution: East and Southwest Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: East Atlantic: throughout the Mediterranean Sea, and from the southern Bay of Biscaye to southern tip of Africa. Stray specimens reported from the British Isles, and eastern English Channel (Normandy, France; Ref. 92236). Southwest Atlantic: southeastern Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. Western Indian Ocean: from tip of Africa to southern Mozambique and southern Madagascar. Reported from Oman and La Reunion I.
Lifezones: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2018). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=6470
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:27c64af4-c365-11e4-869f-239583ce8323:col20150401