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Epinephelus aeneus

(Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817)

Epinephelus aeneus was originally described as Serranus aeneus by Geoffroy St. Hilaire in 1817. It belongs to the family Serranidae and subfamily Epinephelinae. It is commonly known as White grouper but has many other common names such as Toboko in Benin, Merato in Cape Verde, Wakar in Egypt, Mérou blanc in France, Sphyrida in Greece. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   aeneus
AuthorWI   Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.]
AuthorNI   Geoffroy St. Hilaire
Qualification   ---
Year   1817
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae
Genus   Epinephelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Serranidae
Subfamily   Epinephelinae
Genus   Epinephelus
Original Name   Serranus        
Taxon Name   aeneus
Original Combination   Serranus aeneus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Serranus aeneus
OriginalSubGenus   Serranus
Original Author   Geoffroy St. Hilaire
Original AuthorWI   Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1817
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Epinephelinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Egypt, eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:23 [ref. 19232].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-7326
Page   no page number
Illustrations   Pl. 21 (figs. 3-4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Epinephelus aeneus
Current Species aeneus
Current Genus Epinephelus
Current AuthorWI Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.]
Current AuthorNI Geoffroy St. Hilaire
Current Year 1817
Current Family Serranidae
Current Subfamily
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 20 to 200 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Epinephelus aeneus  (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817). Serranidae: Epinephelinae.
Name History   •Valid as Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire 1817) -- (Tortonese 1973:358 [ref. 7192], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:783 [ref. 13676], Daget & Smith 1986:302 [ref. 6204], Smith 1990:697 [ref. 18227], Smith 1990:697 [ref. 18227], Heemstra 1991:20 [ref. 19323], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1992:666 [ref. 21590], Heemstra & Randall 1993:104 [ref. 21042], Afonso et al. 1999:72 [ref. 25466], Glamuzina et al. 2000:306 [ref. 25058], Parenti & Bressi 2001:281 [ref. 25708], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:78 [ref. 26753], Golani 2005:35 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:79 [ref. 29533], Wirtz et al. 2007:29 [ref. 30263], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:41 [ref. 36649], Craig et al. 2011:73 [ref. 31786], Wirtz et al. 2013:123 [ref. 32972] needs confirmation, Wirtz et al. 2014:5 [ref. 33516] needs confirmation, Heemstra & Anderson in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2388 [ref. 34618], Ma & Craig 2018:455 [ref. 36100], Martins & Carneiro 2018:123 [ref. 36550], Artüz & Fricke 2019:556 [ref. 36612], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:96 [ref. 36864], Bañón et al. 2020:[2] [ref. 37355]).

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abdominalis Epinephelus abdominalis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1855)Synonym
acanthistius Epinephelus acanthistius (Gilbert [C. H.] 1892)Synonym
acutirostris Epinephelus acutirostris (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
adscensionis Epinephelus adscensionis (Osbeck [P.] 1765)Valid
aenus Epinephelus aenus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1817)Synonym
afer Epinephelus afer Bloch [M. E.] 1793Synonym
akaara Epinephelus akaara (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843)Valid
alatus Epinephelus alatus (Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877)Synonym
albimaculatus Epinephelus albimaculatus Seale [A.] 1910Synonym
albofuscus Epinephelus albofuscus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
alboguttatus Epinephelus alboguttatus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
albomarginatus Epinephelus albomarginatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Valid
albopunctulatus Epinephelus albopunctulatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1895Synonym
alexandrinus Epinephelus alexandrinus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
altivelioides Epinephelus altivelioides (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
amblycephalus Epinephelus amblycephalus (Bleeker [P.] 1857)Valid
amboinensis Epinephelus amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1852)In family
analogus Epinephelus analogus Gill [T. N.] 1863Valid
andersoni Epinephelus andersoni Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Valid
angularis Epinephelus angularis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
angustifrons Epinephelus angustifrons (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Synonym
ara Epinephelus ara (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843)Synonym
arara Epinephelus arara (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828)Synonym
areolatus Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Valid
ascensionis Epinephelus ascensionis (Osbeck [P.] 1765)Synonym
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