Hyporthodus

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Hyporthodus
Hyporthodus nigritus.jpg
Hyporthodus nigritus
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Hyporthodus

Gill, 1861

Hyporthodus is a genus of fish in the family Serranidae, subfamily Epinephelinae (groupers).[1] It contains the following species, most of which were previously placed in Epinephelus:[2]

Phylogenetic tree of Hyporthodus species based on COI barcoding sequences

A molecular analysis has shown that most species of Hyporthodus can be identified on the basis of COI barcoding sequences.[3]

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  1. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Hyporthodus". Marinespecies.org. 2008-02-21. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  2. ^ Craig, Matthew T.; Hastings, Philip A. (2007). "A molecular phylogeny of the groupers of the subfamily Epinephelinae (Serranidae) with a revised classification of the Epinephelini". Ichthyological Research. 54 (1): 1–17. doi:10.1007/s10228-006-0367-x. ISSN 1341-8998.
  3. ^ Chaabane, Amira; Justine, Jean-Lou; Gey, Delphine; Bakenhaster, Micah D.; Neifar, Lassad (2016). "Pseudorhabdosynochus sulamericanus (Monogenea, Diplectanidae), a parasite of deep-sea groupers (Serranidae) occurs transatlantically on three congeneric hosts (Hyporthodus spp.), one from the Mediterranean Sea and two from the western Atlantic". PeerJ. 4: e2233. doi:10.7717/peerj.2233. ISSN 2167-8359. PMC 4991870. PMID 27602259. open access

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