Accepted scientific name:
Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)
Synonyms:
Cerna gigas Bonaparte, 1833 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Cerna gigas Bonaparte, 1833
Epinephelus brachysoma Cope, 1871 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus brachysoma Cope, 1871
Epinephelus gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Epinephelus guaza (non Linnaeus, 1758) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Epinephelus guaza (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Holocentrus gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Holocentrus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus aspersus Jenyns, 1840
Serranus cernioides de Brito Capello, 1867 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus cernioides de Brito Capello, 1867
Serranus fimbriatus Lowe, 1838 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus fimbriatus Lowe, 1838
Serranus gigas (Brünnich, 1768) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus gigas (Brünnich, 1768)
Serranus guaza (non Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Serranus guaza (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Serranus marginatus Lowe, 1834 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Serranus marginatus Lowe, 1834
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Geelpens-klipkabeljou Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Geelpens-klipkabeljou Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Louqous Wâwy Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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Wakar Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Mero Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Cherne Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Marelaço Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Merrebedjo Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Kirnja Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Mørk havaborre Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Tandbaars Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Duskey grouper English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Dusky grouper English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Dusky grouper English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Dusky perch English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Dusky sea perch English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Seabass English Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Yellowbelly grouper English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Yellowbelly rockcod English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Yellowbelly rockcod English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Tummameriahven Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Toboko Fon GBE Benin Click here to show the literature
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Mérou French Algeria Click here to show the literature
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Mérou brun French France Click here to show the literature
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Mérou de Mediterranée French Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Mérou noir French France Click here to show the literature
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Mérou rouge French Tunisia Click here to show the literature
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Mérou sombre French Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Brauner Zackenbarsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Brauner Zackenbarsch German Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Großer Sägebarsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Riesen-Zackenbarsch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Riesen-Zackenbarsch German Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Cernia Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cernia bruna Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cerna Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Manann Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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东大西洋石斑鱼 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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東大西洋石斑魚 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Rofós Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Rophos Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Granik wielki Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Galinha-do-mar Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa preta Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa verdadeira Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-crioula Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-gigante Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Garoupa-preta Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Mero Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Mero Portuguese Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Mero Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero Portuguese Madeira Is Click here to show the literature
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Mero Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mero legitimo Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mero-legítimo Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Mero-legítimo Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero-legítimo Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Mero-preto Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Merou ou Garoupa Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Piracuca Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Epinefel gigant Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Kirnja Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Sari hani ortoz Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Mero Spanish Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mero Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Mero moreno Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Rékott Susu Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Brun Havsabborre Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Orfoz baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Sarihani baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Awro Unknown Côte d'Ivoire Click here to show the literature
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Litobo Vili Congo Rep Click here to show the literature
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Dialakh Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Jalakk Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Kócc Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Kotj Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Kotyo Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Serranidae
Genus Epinephelus
Distribution: Eastern Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: throughout the Mediterranean Sea and from the British Isles (Ref. 48610) round to the southern tip of Africa to southern Mozambique and Madagascar. Southwest Atlantic: southeastern Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina.
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=6470
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d13bf892-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201