Species Details : Epinephelus adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765)

Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus adscensionis  (Osbeck, 1765)
Synonyms:
Cerna adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cerna adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765)
Epinephelis adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelis adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765)
Epinephelus ascencionis (Osbeck, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus ascencionis (Osbeck, 1765)
Epinephelus ascensionis (Osbeck, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus ascensionis (Osbeck, 1765)
Epinephelus aspersus (Jenyns, 1840) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus aspersus (Jenyns, 1840)
Epinephelus capreolus (Poey, 1860) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus capreolus (Poey, 1860)
Epinephelus impetiginosus (Müller & Troschel, 1848) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus impetiginosus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)
Perca stellio Walbaum, 1792 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Perca stellio Walbaum, 1792
Serranus ascensionis (Osbeck, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus ascensionis (Osbeck, 1765)
Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840
Serranus capreolus Poey, 1860 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus capreolus Poey, 1860
Serranus impetiginosus Müller & Troschel, 1848 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus impetiginosus Müller & Troschel, 1848
Serranus luridus Ranzani, 1842 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus luridus Ranzani, 1842
Serranus nigriceps Valenciennes, 1830 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus nigriceps Valenciennes, 1830
Serranus nigriculus (non Valenciennes, 1828) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Serranus nigriculus (non Valenciennes, 1828)
Serranus pixanga Valenciennes, 1828 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus pixanga Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus varius Bocourt, 1868 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus varius Bocourt, 1868
Trachinus adscensionis Osbeck, 1765 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Trachinus adscensionis Osbeck, 1765
Trachinus osbeck Lacepède, 1800 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Trachinus osbeck Lacepède, 1800
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Gatu - - - Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa - Creole, Portuguese São Tomé Island Click here to show the literature
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Glopim - Creole, Portuguese São Tomé Island Click here to show the literature
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Klippekoralbars - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Katvis - Dutch - Click here to show the literature
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Butterfish - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Deady - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Graysby - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Grouper - English Ascension I. Click here to show the literature
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Hind - English - Click here to show the literature
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Hind - English Jamaica Click here to show the literature
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Jack - English St Helena Click here to show the literature
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Rock cod - English Ascension I. Click here to show the literature
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Rock grouper - English - Click here to show the literature
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Rock grouper - English Jamaica Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English - Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Bahamas Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Barbados Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Guadeloupe Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Martinique Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English Puerto Rico Click here to show the literature
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Rock hind - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Rockhind - English Jamaica(Discovery Bay) Click here to show the literature
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Grand gueule - French French Guiana Click here to show the literature
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Grand gueule - French Guadeloupe Click here to show the literature
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Grand gueule - French Martinique Click here to show the literature
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Mérou oualioua - French - Click here to show the literature
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Vieille - French Guadeloupe Click here to show the literature
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Lokos - Hebrew Israel
岩石斑魚 Yan shih ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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岩石斑鱼 Yan shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Granik krasnoplamy - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Badejo - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Badejo-pintado - Portuguese Brazil(Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro) Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-chita - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-pintada - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Gato - Portuguese Brazil(Pernambuco) Click here to show the literature
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Peixe-gato - Portuguese Brazil(Pernambuco and Rio Grande do Norte) Click here to show the literature
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Piragica - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Pirapiranga - Portuguese Brazil(Northeastern Brazil) Click here to show the literature
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кабра мора - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Cabra mora - Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Cabra mora - Spanish Puerto Rico Click here to show the literature
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Cabra mora - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Cabrilla - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Cabrilla payaso - Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Spanish Colombia(La Guajira (Ref. 56479).) Click here to show the literature
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Mero - Spanish Dominican Rp Click here to show the literature
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Mero cabrilla - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Mero cabrilla - Spanish Colombia(Magdalena (Ref. 56479).) Click here to show the literature
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Mero cabrilla - Spanish Nicaragua Click here to show the literature
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Mero cabrilla - Spanish Venezuela(Los Roques Island) Click here to show the literature
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Klippgrouper - Swedish Sweden 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: Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and Bermuda to the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Ascension and St. Helena islands; dubious records from the Canary Islands, Cape Verde and South Africa (Ref. 1496, 1953, 6572) are discussed by Heemstra (Ref. 6512). Also recorded from eastern Atlantic from Sao Tome in the Gulf of Guinea and from the Azores (Portugal) (Ref. 089707).
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). (2019). 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=14
Conversion date: 2019-05-01 01:30:39