You selected Epinephelus abdominalis (non Peters, 1855). This is a misapplied name for:

Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Synonyms:
Cephalopholis malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cephalopholis malabaricus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Epinephelus abdominalis (non Peters, 1855) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus abdominalis (non Peters, 1855)
Epinephelus cylindricus Postel, 1965 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus cylindricus Postel, 1965
Epinephelus malabrica (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus malabrica (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Epinephelus salmoides (Lacepède, 1802) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus salmoides (Lacepède, 1802)
Epinephelus salmonoides (Valenciennes, 1828) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus salmonoides (Valenciennes, 1828)
Epinephelus tauvina (non Forsskål, 1775) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus tauvina (non Forsskål, 1775)
Holocentrus malabaricus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Holocentrus malabaricus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Holocentrus salmoides Lacepède, 1802 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Holocentrus salmoides Lacepède, 1802
Serranus crapao Cuvier, 1829 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus crapao Cuvier, 1829
Serranus estuarius Macleay, 1883 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus estuarius Macleay, 1883
Serranus polypodophilus Bleeker, 1849 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus polypodophilus Bleeker, 1849
Serranus salmonoides Valenciennes, 1828 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus salmonoides Valenciennes, 1828
Serranus semi-punctatus Valenciennes, 1828 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus semi-punctatus Valenciennes, 1828
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Malabar-klipkabeljou Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
 reference
Bulang Agutaynen Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hamour Arabic Oman Click here to show the literature
 reference
Baraka Bikol Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Maleog Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Taiyaaw maleog Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Lapu-lapu Cebuano Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pugapo Cebuano Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kubing Chavacano Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mantis Chavacano Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar-havaborre Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
 reference
Lapu-lapu Davawenyo Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Blackspot cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Blackspotted rockcod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Brown-spotted grouper English Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
Estuary cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Estuary rock-cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Giant rock cod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Greasy grouper English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Greasy grouper English Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
Grouper English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Djibouti Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Indonesia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar grouper English Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar reef cod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar reefcod English India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar rock cod English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar rock-cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar rockcod English India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabar rockcod English South Africa Click here to show the literature
 reference
Morgan's cod English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Speckled grouper English India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kawakawa Fijian Fiji Click here to show the literature
 reference
Grand gueule French Réunion Click here to show the literature
 reference
Loche ronde French New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mère loche French New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mérou de Malabar French France Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mérou malabar French France Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mérou malabare French Djibouti Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mérou malabare French France Click here to show the literature
 reference
Polo Gela Solomon Islands Click here to show the literature
 reference
Wekhali Gujarati India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Wekhru Gujarati India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Inid Hiligaynon Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Inid orig Hiligaynon Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kurapu Ilokano Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Chairomaruhata Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
 reference
Yaitohata Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
 reference
Lapu-lapu Kapampangan Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Phon Kumak New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Phon-ni-on Kumak New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Waava Kumak New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hua dun hou Malay (individual language) Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu hitam Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu hitam Malay (individual language) Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu hitam (juvenil) Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu keretang Malay (individual language) Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu lilin Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu lumpar Malay (individual language) Indonesia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kerapu lumpur Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Keretang Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Keretang Malay (individual language) Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kertang Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kertang (dewasa) Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Chi hou Mandarin Chinese Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hua tun hou Mandarin Chinese Singapore Click here to show the literature
 reference
似鮭石斑魚 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
似鲑石斑鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
玛拉巴石斑鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
瑪拉巴石斑魚 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
瑪拉巴石斑魚 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
石斑 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
石斑 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
过鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
過魚 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
Gobra Marathi India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hekaru Marathi India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hekru Marathi India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Stira Malampar Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Στήρα μαλαμπάρ Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kuü Numee New Caledonia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Anid Other Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hamoor-e-malabari Persian Iran Click here to show the literature
 reference
Garoupa malabárica Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
 reference
Garoupa-malabar Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
 reference
Gal bola Sinhalese Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
 reference
Gal kossa Sinhalese Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
 reference
Gas bola Sinhalese Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
 reference
Yaquuri Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mero malabárico Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
 reference
Chewa (Ng'ombe) Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
 reference
Malabargrouper Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
 reference
Lapu lapu Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Lapu-lapu Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pool Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kalava Tamil India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kalava Tamil Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
 reference
Punni-calawah Tamil India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Punni-calawah Tamil Sri Lanka Click here to show the literature
 reference
Bontoo Telugu India Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pla karang-dum Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
 reference
Ca song diem dai Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
 reference
Cá Song điểm gai Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
 reference
Cá Song điểm đai Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
 reference
Lapu-lapu Waray (Philippines) Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tingag Waray (Philippines) Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Serranidae
Genus Epinephelus
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Tonga, north to Japan, south to Australia. It is not known from the Persian Gulf, where the closely related Epinephelus coioides is common.
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Heemstra, P.C., Data last modified by FishBase 05-Jan-2011
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=6439
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d13bc979-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201