Cephalopholis taeniops

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cephalopholis taeniops
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Cephalopholis
C. taeniops
Binomial name
Cephalopholis taeniops
(Valenciennes, 1828)

Cephalopholis taeniops is a species of grouper that occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. The common length is 40 cm (maximum size 70 cm). It lives in the Eastern Atlantic: Western Sahara to Angola, including Cape Verde and the São Tomé and Príncipe islands; also recorded from the Mediterranean.


  1. ^ Rocha, L.A. 2018. Cephalopholis taeniops. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T132820A42691669. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T132820A42691669.en. Downloaded on 25 December 2018.