Species details : Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801

Accepted scientific name:
Cephalopholis argus Schneider, 1801 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Cephalopholis argus  Schneider, 1801
Synonyms:
Bodianus guttatus Bloch, 1790 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Bodianus guttatus Bloch, 1790
Bodianus jacob-evertsen Lacepède, 1802 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Bodianus jacob-evertsen Lacepède, 1802
Bodianus jacobevertsen Lacepède, 1802 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Bodianus jacobevertsen Lacepède, 1802
Cephalopholis miniatus (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Cephalopholis miniatus (non Forsskål, 1775)
Cephalopolis argus Schneider, 1801 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cephalopolis argus Schneider, 1801
Epinephelus argus (Schneider, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus argus (Schneider, 1801)
Serranus guttatus (Bloch, 1790) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus guttatus (Bloch, 1790)
Serranus immunerur Montrouzier, 1857 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus immunerur Montrouzier, 1857
Serranus myriaster Valenciennes, 1828 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus myriaster Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus thyrsites Saville-Kent, 1893 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus thyrsites Saville-Kent, 1893
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Pou-klipkabeljou - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Dhaou - Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Hamoor - Arabic Saudi Arabia Click here to show the literature
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Hamour - Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Hamour - Arabic Qatar Click here to show the literature
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عجوز المُتحشِّم - Arabic - Click here to show the literature
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Baraka - Bikol Philippines(Albay and Camarines Sur; Batan and Rapu-Rapu; Cata) Click here to show the literature
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Dugnitan - Bikol Philippines(Atulayan Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Gadau maluslus - Carolinian - Click here to show the literature
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Galiuyeliuy - Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Maluslus - Carolinian - Click here to show the literature
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Mwánisénús - Carolinian - Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Chavacano Philippines(Cotabato City) Click here to show the literature
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Vieille cuisinier - Creole, French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Blåplettet påfuglebars - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Argus grouper - English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Argus grouper - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Blue spotted grouper - English Fiji(Taveuni Island) Click here to show the literature
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Blue spotted grouper - English Tonga(Ovaka Island, Vava'u Group of Islands) Click here to show the literature
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Blue-spotted grouper - English French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Blue-spotted grouper - English Guam Click here to show the literature
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Blue-spotted grouper - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Bluespotted grouper - English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Bluespotted grouper - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Grouper - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Peacock cod - English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Peacock coral cod - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Peacock grouper - English Djibouti Click here to show the literature
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Peacock grouper - English Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Peacock grouper - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Peacock grouper - English Niue Click here to show the literature
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Peacock hind - English - Click here to show the literature
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Peacock hind - English Philippines(Cotabato City; Surigao City, Surigao del Norte) Click here to show the literature
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Peacock rock cod - English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Peacock rock cod - English Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Peacock rock-cod - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Peacock rockcod - English West Nggela Click here to show the literature
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Peacock rockcod - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Peacock rockcod - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Seabass - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Worldwide-peacock rockcod - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Donu - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Kawakawa - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Ti' ilo - Fijian Fiji(Taveuni Island) Click here to show the literature
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Loche saumonée - French New Caledonia(Goro Zone; Island of Pins) Click here to show the literature
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Mérou céleste - French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Mérou céleste - French New Caledonia(Goro Zone; Islands of Pins) Click here to show the literature
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Mérou céleste - French Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Mérou paon - French Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Pintade - French Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Prude - French Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Saumonnée - French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Vieille cecille - French Seychelles Click here to show the literature
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Vieille cuisinier - French Djibouti Click here to show the literature
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Vielle la prude - French - Click here to show the literature
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Ujeeda - Fwâi New Caledonia(Hienghène Region) Click here to show the literature
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Kuva - Gela West Nggela Click here to show the literature
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Roi - Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Balufana - Hindi India(Lakshadweep Islands) Click here to show the literature
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बलुफना - Hindi India
Aonomehata - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Kapampangan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Te nimanang - Kiribati Kiribati(Fanning Atoll, Line Is.) Click here to show the literature
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Urat - Kumak New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Kuyunon Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Alovo - Malagasy Madagascar Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu bunga - Malay (individual language) Singapore Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu hitam - Malay (individual language) Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Neelachammam - Malayalam India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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നീല ച്ചമ്മം - Malayalam India
നേലചാമ്മാം - Malayalam India
Bulufana - Maldivian India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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Mas faana - Maldivian Maldives Click here to show the literature
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斑点九刺鮨 Ban dian jiu ci zhi Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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斑点九棘鲈 - Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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斑点九棘鲈 Ban dian jiu ji lu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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斑點九刺鮨 Ban dian jiu cih ci Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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斑點九棘鱸 Ban dian jiu ji lu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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石斑 Shi ban Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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石斑 Shih ban Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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过鱼 Guo yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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過魚 Guo yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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- Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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Hui Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Kalemeej - Marshallese - Click here to show the literature
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Pelepele - Niuean Niue Click here to show the literature
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Wumîê - Numee New Caledonia(Goro Zone; Island of Pins) Click here to show the literature
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Gatala uli - Palauan Palau Click here to show the literature
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Graniec zmienny - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa pavão - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Roi - Rapa French Polynesia(Rapa Island) Click here to show the literature
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Gatala-uli - Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Loi - Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Maka - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Mushenzi - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Summan - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Cherna pavo real - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Surigaonon Philippines(Surigao City, Surigao del Norte) Click here to show the literature
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Chewa - Swahili (individual language) Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Chewa - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Påfågelgrouper - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Roi - Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Ngatala 'uli - Tongan Tonga(Ovaka Island, Vava'u Group of Islands) Click here to show the literature
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Haputu - Tuamotuan Tuamoto Islands Click here to show the literature
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Roi - Tuamotuan Tuamoto Islands Click here to show the literature
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Te loi - Tuvaluan Kiribati(Fanning Atoll, Line Is.) Click here to show the literature
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Cá Mú - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Cá Mú bịp - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Turnutulin - Visayan Philippines 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 Cephalopholis FishBase
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Durban, South Africa and eastward to French Polynesia and the Pitcairn group, north to the Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia and Lord Howe Island. May be confused with Cephalopholis cyanostigma.
Lifezones: Marine
Additional data: In Bloch & Schneider.
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=6396
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:fbbb803e-ac8e-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20150401