Species Details : Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus (Bloch, 1790)

Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus (Bloch, 1790) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus  (Bloch, 1790)
Synonyms:
Epinephelus caeruleeopunctatus (Bloch, 1790) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus caeruleeopunctatus (Bloch, 1790)
Epinephelus caeruleopunctatus (Bloch, 1790) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus caeruleopunctatus (Bloch, 1790)
Epinephelus caerulopunctatus (Bloch, 1790) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus caerulopunctatus (Bloch, 1790)
Epinephelus hoevenii (Bleeker, 1849) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus hoevenii (Bleeker, 1849)
Epinephelus ongus (non Bloch, 1790) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus ongus (non Bloch, 1790)
Epinephelus summana (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus summana (non Forsskål, 1775)
Holocentrus coeruleopunctatus Bloch, 1790 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Holocentrus coeruleopunctatus Bloch, 1790
Serranus alboguttatus Valenciennes, 1828 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus alboguttatus Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus dermochirus Valenciennes, 1830 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus dermochirus Valenciennes, 1830
Serranus flavoguttatus Peters, 1855 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus flavoguttatus Peters, 1855
Serranus hoevenii Bleeker, 1849 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus hoevenii Bleeker, 1849
Serranus kunhardtii Bleeker, 1851 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus kunhardtii Bleeker, 1851
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Kiapu buntar tikolo - - Indonesia(Wakatobi National Park, southeast Sulawesi) Click here to show the literature
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Okke tulareke - - Indonesia(Wakatobi National Park, southeast Sulawesi) Click here to show the literature
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Baraka - Aceh Indonesia(Aceh (Ref. 84013).) Click here to show the literature
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Bulang - Aceh Indonesia(Aceh (Ref. 84013).) Click here to show the literature
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Geurape karet - Aceh Indonesia(Aceh (Ref. 84013).) Click here to show the literature
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Witkol-klipkabeljou - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Bulang - Agutaynen Philippines(Palawan) Click here to show the literature
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Hamour - Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Mishkhali - Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Summan - Arabic Oman 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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Inid - Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kigting - Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kugtung - Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Cebuano Philippines(Cagayan de Oro) Click here to show the literature
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Pugapo - Cebuano Philippines(Cebu; Cagayan de Oro) Click here to show the literature
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Kulapo kuhatong - Chavacano Philippines(Zamboanga) Click here to show the literature
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Vieille plate faraud - Creole, French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Hvidplettet havaborre - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Davawenyo Philippines(Davao) Click here to show the literature
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Garrupa - English Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Grouper - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Ocellated rock-cod - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Ocellated rockcod - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Ocellated rockcod - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Reef cod - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Rock cod - English Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Seabass - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Small-spotted cod - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Small-spotted rock cod - English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Small-spotted rock-cod - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Snowy grouper - English Guam Click here to show the literature
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Summan grouper - English - Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted grouper - English Indonesia(Indonesia) Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted grouper - English Maldives Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted grouper - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted grouper - English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted reef cod - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted reef-cod - English India(India) Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted rockcod - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted rockcod - English Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted grouper - English - Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted grouper - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted grouper - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted grouper - English Philippines(Tawi-tawi) Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted rockcod - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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kawakawa matanisiga - Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Loche à taches blanches - French New Caledonia(Goro Zone) Click here to show the literature
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Mérou à taches blanches - French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Mérou summan - French - Click here to show the literature
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Mérou taches blanches - French - Click here to show the literature
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Mérou taches blanches - French France Click here to show the literature
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Vieille cuisinier - French Seychelles Click here to show the literature
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Lokos - Hebrew Israel
Inid - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo) Click here to show the literature
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Liglig - Hiligaynon Philippines(Iloilo) Click here to show the literature
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Bato-Bato - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kakab - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kurapo - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kurapu - Ilokano Philippines(Aparri, Cagayan) Click here to show the literature
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Maskad - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Matkad - Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Hakuten-hata - 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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Shawang - Kumak New Caledonia 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 bintik putih - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu tenggarong - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Chammam - Malayalam India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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ചമ്മം - Malayalam India
ചാമ്മാം - Malayalam India
Fana - Maldivian India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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Kalhu faana - Maldivian Maldives Click here to show the literature
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瑩點石斑魚 Ying dian shih ban yu 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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莹点石斑鱼 Ying dian shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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蓝点石斑鱼 Lan dian shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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藍點石斑魚 Lan dian shih ban yu 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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Lapu-lapu - Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug Philippines(Tawi-tawi) Click here to show the literature
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Anîîlo - Numee New Caledonia(Goro Zone) Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa manchas - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Yaquuri - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Mero nevero - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Mero sumán - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Alatan - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kaltang - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kulapo - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lapu lapu - Tagalog Philippines(Metro Manila) Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapung lupot - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lubo - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Sigapo - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Pla karang-dang-judkhao - Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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Cá Song chấm trắng - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Abo-abo - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Bantol - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Batol - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Iner - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Jahong - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Kugtong - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Labungan - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lilug - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Mamonbong - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Ogaw - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Pugapo - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Pugayo - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Salingukod - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Sibog - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Subla - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Tabadlo - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Tangk-an - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Ting-ad - Visayan Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu - Waray (Philippines) Philippines(Catbalogan, Samar) Click here to show the literature
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Tingag - Waray (Philippines) Philippines(Catbalogan, Samar) 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: Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to East London, South Africa and east to Fiji. Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797). It is not known from the Red Sea, but it does occur in the Persian Gulf. Record from northwestern Australia (Ref. 3132) is doubtful. It is closely related to, and is often confused with, three other white-spotted species: Epinephelus ongus, Epinephelus summana, and Epinephelus corallicola.
Environment: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert: Heemstra, P., 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2020). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2019. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=6440
Conversion date: 2019-05-01 01:30:39