Epinephelus

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Epinephelus
Temporal range: 55–0Ma

Eocene to present[1]
Goliathgrouper1.jpg
Atlantic Goliath grouper, Epinephelus itajara
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Epinephelus
Bloch, 1793
Species

See text.

Epinephelus is a genus of groupers. They are large sea fish. Members of this genus may also be called a mero.

Species[edit]

FishBase lists 99 species:

Epinephelus malabaricus (Malabar grouper)
Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2008-01-08.