Cephalopholis taeniops

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Cephalopholis taeniops
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Cephalopholis
Species: 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.