Species Details : Epinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801)

Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus hexagonatus  (Forster, 1801)
Synonyms:
Ephinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Ephinephelus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801)
Epinephalus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephalus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801)
Epinephelus hexagonathus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus hexagonathus (Forster, 1801)
Epinephelus merra (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus merra
Epinephelus stellans (Richardson, 1842) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus stellans (Richardson, 1842)
Holocentrus hexagonatus Forster, 1801 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Holocentrus hexagonatus Forster, 1801
Serranus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus hexagonatus (Forster, 1801)
Serranus parkinsonii Valenciennes, 1828 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus parkinsonii Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus stellans Richardson, 1842 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus stellans Richardson, 1842
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Bwaloi Bwaloi - New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
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Maccabit Maccabit - Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Maccabit gris Maccabit gris - Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Mwananuya Mwananuya - Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Risadel Risadel - Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Te kuau Te kuau - Kiribati: Fanning Atoll, Line Is. Click here to show the literature
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Vieille chaval de bois Vieille chaval de bois - Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Vieille grise Vieille grise - Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Vieille voleuse Vieille voleuse - Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Witspikkel-klipkabeljou Witspikkel-klipkabeljou Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Bulang Bulang Agutaynen Philippines: Palawan Click here to show the literature
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لُؤز عسَلي Luz ʿsaly Arabic - Click here to show the literature
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Baraka Baraka Bikol Philippines: Albay and Camarines Sur Click here to show the literature
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Gadao coraling Gadao coraling Carolinian - Click here to show the literature
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Galiyel lecholiyong Galiyel lecholiyong Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu Lapu-lapu Cebuano Philippines: Cagayan de Oro Click here to show the literature
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Pugapo Pugapo Cebuano Philippines: Cebu; Cagayan de Oro Click here to show the literature
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Kulapo kut-kut Kulapo kut-kut Chavacano Philippines: Zamboanga Click here to show the literature
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Mantis Mantis Chavacano Philippines: Zamboanga Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu Lapu-lapu Davawenyo Philippines: Davao Click here to show the literature
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Sikkisikkifana Sikkisikkifana Dhivehi India: Laccadives Island Click here to show the literature
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Hexagon grouper Hexagon grouper English Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Hexagon grouper Hexagon grouper English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Hexagon rockcod Hexagon rockcod English West Nggela Click here to show the literature
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Hexagon rockcod Hexagon rockcod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Hexagon rockcod Hexagon rockcod English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Honeycomb grouper Honeycomb grouper English - Click here to show the literature
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Honeycomb reefcod Honeycomb reefcod English India: India Click here to show the literature
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Orange sea bass Orange sea bass English French Polynesia Click here to show the literature
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Sharpspotted grouper Sharpspotted grouper English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Star-spotted grouper Star-spotted grouper English - Click here to show the literature
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Starspotted grouper Starspotted grouper English - Click here to show the literature
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Starspotted grouper Starspotted grouper English Australia Click here to show the literature
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White specked rockcod White specked rockcod English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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White-specked grouper White-specked grouper English - Click here to show the literature
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White-speckled grouper White-speckled grouper English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Wirenet rockcod Wirenet rockcod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Wirenetting cod Wirenetting cod English - Click here to show the literature
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Wirenetting cod Wirenetting cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Heksagoon-kivikoha Heksagoon-kivikoha Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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senicauca Senicauca Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
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Loche à hexagone Loche a hexagone French New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
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Macabit gris Macabit gris French Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Mérou à dessins hexagonaux Merou a dessins hexagonaux French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Mérou gâteau de cire Merou gateau de cire French - Click here to show the literature
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Mérou mélifère Merou melifere French - Click here to show the literature
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Mérou mélifère Merou melifere French Réunion Click here to show the literature
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Kusele Kusele Gela West Nggela Click here to show the literature
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Lokos Lokos Hebrew Israel
Inid Inid Hiligaynon Philippines: Iloilo Click here to show the literature
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Kurapu Kurapu Iloko Philippines: Aparri, Cagayan Click here to show the literature
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Ishigakihata Ishigakihata Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu cicak Kerapu cicak Malay (macrolanguage) - Click here to show the literature
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Pullichammam Pullichammam Malayalam India: Laccadives Island Click here to show the literature
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പുളളിചാമ്മാം Pulalicam'mam Malayalam India
പുള്ളിച്ചമ്മം Pulliccam'mam Malayalam India
六角石斑魚 Liou jiao shih ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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六角石斑魚 Liou jiao shih ban yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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六角石斑鱼 Liu jiao shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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六角石斑鱼 Liu jiao shi 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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蜂巢石斑鱼 Feng chao shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese - 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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Kuai 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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Eve Eve Mangareva French Polynesia: Gambier Islands Click here to show the literature
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Kaboro Kaboro Marshallese - Click here to show the literature
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Mumu Mumu Marshallese -
Mur in I ean Mur in I ean Marshallese -
Gatala Gatala Niuean Niue Click here to show the literature
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Kuü Kuue Numee New Caledonia: Island of Pins Click here to show the literature
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Kuüü Kuueue Numee New Caledonia: Goro Zone Click here to show the literature
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Gatala aloalo Gatala aloalo Palauan Palau Click here to show the literature
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Meratch Meratch Palauan Palau: northern part of Palau Click here to show the literature
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Meratk Meratk Palauan Palau: southern part of Palau Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa melífera Garoupa melifera Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Gatala-a'au Gatala-a'au Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Mero mielero Mero mielero Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Mero panal Mero panal Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Lapu lapu Lapu lapu Tagalog Philippines: Metro Manila Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu Lapu-lapu Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Tarao a'au Tarao a'au Tahitian - Click here to show the literature
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Tarau 'ute 'ute Tarau 'ute 'ute Tahitian - Click here to show the literature
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Eve Eve Tokelau Tokelau Click here to show the literature
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Kokotika Kokotika Tuamotuan Tuamoto Islands Click here to show the literature
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Veve Veve Tuamotuan Tuamoto Island Click here to show the literature
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Te eve Te eve Tuvalu Kiribati: Fanning Atoll, Line Is. Click here to show the literature
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Tingag 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-West Pacific: none have been taken on the African coast, except for the specimen recorded by Randall and Heemstra 1991(Ref. 4787) from Kenyan coast north of Kilifi Creek. It is an insular species found in most tropical Indo-Pacific islands. Absent in the Red Sea and Persian Gulf.
Environment: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert: Heemstra, P., 2014-05-19
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, 2020-02-24 (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Penev L.). 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=6660
Conversion date: 2020-02-25 17:48:28