Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 116

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8077-FFD4-EDFC-CD6D18050A6C

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Plazi

scientific name

Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)
status

 

Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775)  —Areolate grouper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Hamilton et al. (2005: 10); reported from Lihir Group, Namatamai District, New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 130).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 3.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Philippines and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to northern Western Australia. Found above soft bottom, 6–200 m depth. Marine.