Species Details : Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus areolatus  (Forsskål, 1775)
Synonyms:
Bodianus melanurus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Bodianus melanurus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817
Ephinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Ephinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775)
Epinephelus angularis (Valenciennes, 1828) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus angularis (Valenciennes, 1828)
Epinephelus chlorostigma (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus chlorostigma
Epinephelus craspedurus Jordan & Richardson, 1910 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus craspedurus Jordan & Richardson, 1910
Epinephelus waandersii (Bleeker, 1858) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus waandersii (Bleeker, 1858)
Perca areolata Forsskål, 1775 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Perca areolata Forsskål, 1775
Serranus angularis Valenciennes, 1828 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus angularis Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus celebicus Bleeker, 1851 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus celebicus Bleeker, 1851
Serranus glaucus Day, 1871 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus glaucus Day, 1871
Serranus waandersii Bleeker, 1858 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus waandersii Bleeker, 1858
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Gayot Gayot - Philippines: Placer, Surigao del Norte Click here to show the literature
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Kiapu kubah Kiapu kubah - Indonesia: Wakatobi National Park, southeast Sulawesi Click here to show the literature
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Lapu Lapu - Philippines: Surigao City, Surigao del Norte Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu Lapu-lapu - Philippines: Surigao del Norte (Cagdianao; Dapa) Click here to show the literature
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Okke Okke - Indonesia: Wakatobi National Park, southeast Sulawesi Click here to show the literature
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Pugnon Pugnon - Philippines: Surigao City, Surigao del Norte Click here to show the literature
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Sebog Sebog - Philippines: Dapa, Surigao del Norte Click here to show the literature
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Gerape bandi Gerape bandi Achinese Indonesia: Aceh (Ref. 84015). Click here to show the literature
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Stompstert-klipkabeljou Stompstert-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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Gatow Gatow Arabic Kuwait Click here to show the literature
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Hamoor Hamoor Arabic Saudi Arabia Click here to show the literature
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Hamour Hamour Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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Kushar Kushar Arabic Saudi Arabia Click here to show the literature
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Kutwah Kutwah Arabic Qatar Click here to show the literature
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Qutwa Qutwa Arabic Persian Gulf. Click here to show the literature
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Sammam Sammam Arabic - Click here to show the literature
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Shelwa Shelwa Arabic Jordan: Gulf of Aqaba (Ref. 48643). Click here to show the literature
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Suman Suman Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
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لؤز ذو لعوة Lwz dhw lʿwt 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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Galiyeshal Galiyeshal 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: Cagayan de Oro Click here to show the literature
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Pugapong tiger Pugapong tiger Cebuano Philippines: Cebu Click here to show the literature
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Suno Suno Cebuano Philippines: Cebu 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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Areolate grouper Areolate grouper English - Click here to show the literature
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Areolate grouper Areolate grouper English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Areolate grouper Areolate grouper English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Areolate grouper Areolate grouper English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Areolate grouper Areolate grouper English Philippines: Tawi-tawi; Surigao del Norte (Cagdianao; Dapa; Pla Click here to show the literature
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Areolate grouper Areolate grouper English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Areolate rock cod Areolate rock cod English West Nggela Click here to show the literature
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Areolate rock cod Areolate rock cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Areolate rockcod Areolate rockcod English Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Areolated grouper Areolated grouper English Djibouti Click here to show the literature
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Areolated grouper Areolated grouper English Myanmar Click here to show the literature
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Areolated grouper Areolated grouper English Philippines: Tayabas Bay (Ref. 47573) Click here to show the literature
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Areolated rockcod Areolated rockcod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Brownspotted grouper Brownspotted grouper English - Click here to show the literature
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Flat-tail cod Flat-tail cod English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Green-spotted rock cod Green-spotted rock cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Grouper Grouper English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Grouper Grouper English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Grouper Grouper English Tonga Click here to show the literature
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Grouper Grouper English USA Click here to show the literature
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Reef cod Reef cod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Rock cod Rock cod English Tonga Click here to show the literature
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Seabass Seabass English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Spotted grouper Spotted grouper English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Squaretail grouper Squaretail grouper English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Squaretail rock cod Squaretail rock cod English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
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Squaretail rock cod Squaretail rock cod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Squaretail rock-cod Squaretail rock-cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Squaretail rockcod Squaretail rockcod English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Yellow-spotted rock cod Yellow-spotted rock cod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Yellow-spotted rock-cod Yellow-spotted rock-cod English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Yellow-spotted rockcod Yellow-spotted rockcod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Yellowspotted rockcod Yellowspotted rockcod English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Mérou aréolé Merou areole French - Click here to show the literature
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Mérou aréolé Merou areole French Djibouti Click here to show the literature
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Mérou pintade Merou pintade French - Click here to show the literature
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Vieille maconde Vieille maconde French Seychelles Click here to show the literature
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Tagulu pohaha Tagulu pohaha 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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Liglig Liglig 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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Kerapu ekor putih Kerapu ekor putih Indonesian Indonesia: Aceh (Ref. 84015). Click here to show the literature
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Mahang Mahang Ivatan Philippines: Batanes Click here to show the literature
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Omon-hata Omon-hata Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu Kerapu Malay (macrolanguage) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu bintik bulat Kerapu bintik bulat Malay (macrolanguage) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu ekor puteh Kerapu ekor puteh Malay (macrolanguage) Singapore Click here to show the literature
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Kerapu ekor putih Kerapu ekor putih Malay (macrolanguage) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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കലവ  Kalava Malayalam India
Hua hou Hua hou Mandarin Chinese Singapore Click here to show the literature
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Jiao zhi hou Jiao zhi hou Mandarin Chinese Singapore Click here to show the literature
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宝石斑鱼 Bao shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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宝石石斑鱼 Bao shi shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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宝石石斑鱼 Bao shi shi ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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寶石斑魚 Bao shih ban yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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寶石石斑魚 Bao shih shih ban yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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流氓格仔 Liu mang ge zai Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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流氓格仔 Liou mang ge zai Mandarin Chinese Taiwan 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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糯米格 Nuo mi ge Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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糯米格 Nuo mi ge Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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网纹石斑鱼 Wang wen 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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Lapu-lapu Lapu-lapu Pampanga Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa areolada Garoupa areolada Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Sumeyn Sumeyn Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Mero areolado Mero areolado Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Mero pintado Mero pintado 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: Zambales; Calauag, Quezon Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapung aswang Lapu-lapung aswang Tagalog Philippines: Tayabas Bay (Ref. 47573) Click here to show the literature
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Sigapo Sigapo Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Talbusan Talbusan Tagalog Philippines: Calauag, Quezon Click here to show the literature
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Faroa Faroa Tahitian - Click here to show the literature
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Hontu Hontu Telugu India Click here to show the literature
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Pla karang-hang-tud Pla karang-hang-tud Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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Ngatela Ngatela Tonga (Tonga Islands) Tonga Click here to show the literature
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Ca mu cham Ca mu cham Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Cá Song chấm Ca Song cham Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Lapu-lapu Lapu-lapu Waray (Philippines) Philippines: Catbalogan, Samar; Leyte Gulf Click here to show the literature
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Tingag Tingag Waray (Philippines) Philippines: Catbalogan, Samar; Leyte Gulf 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: Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to Natal, South Africa and east to Fiji, north to Japan, south to the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819) and northern Australia. Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797). Appears to be absent from Micronesia, Polynesia, and most islands of the western Indian Ocean. Often confused with Epinephelus chlorostigma.
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, 2020-04-16 Beta (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.; 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=5367
Conversion date: 2020-04-17 05:24:33