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Epinephelus albomarginatus


Epinephelus albomarginatus was originally described as Epinephelus albomarginatus by Boulenger in 1903. It belongs to the family Serranidae and subfamily Epinephelinae. It is commonly known as White-edged grouper but has many other common names such as Captain fine in South Africa, Garoupa bordo branco in Mozambique, Mérou bord blanc in France, White-edged grouper in Hawaii (USA), Captain fine in Sodwana, Witrand-klipkabeljou in Sodwana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   albomarginatus
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1903
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   Epinephelus        
Taxon Name   albomarginatus
Original Combination   Epinephelus albomarginatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Epinephelus albomarginatus
OriginalSubGenus   Epinephelus
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1903
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Epinephelinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1903.2.6.2 (1), 1903.2.6.3 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ann. S. Afr. Mus.
Citation   v. 3 (pt 3)
Page   65
Illustrations   Pl. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Epinephelus albomarginatus
Current Species albomarginatus
Current Genus Epinephelus
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI Boulenger
Current Year 1903
Current Family Serranidae
Current Subfamily
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes White-edged rockcod.
Attains 90 cm. Known only from southern Mozambique to East London. Common in 10 - 70 metres. Found over rocks and corals at depths of at least 100 m. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates, also on fishes and squids.
Depth Range From 100 to 150 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Epinephelus albomarginatus  Boulenger 1903. Serranidae: Epinephelinae.
Name History   •Valid as Epinephelus albomarginatus Boulenger 1903 -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:522 [ref. 5667], Randall & Heemstra 1991:94 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:108 [ref. 21042], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S104 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:164 [ref. 28072], Craig et al. 2011:78 [ref. 31786]). •Valid as Mycteroperca albomarginata (Boulenger 1903) -- (Ma & Craig 2018:456 [ref. 36100] as albomarginatus).

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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
aeneus Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1817)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
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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