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Epinephelus coioides

Orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides)

Epinephelus coioides

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea
Familia: Serranidae
Subfamilia: Epinephelinae
Genus: Epinephelus
Species: Epinephelus coioides


Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton, 1822)

Vernacular names
English: Orange-spotted grouper
Hrvatski: Kirnja narančasto točkasta

The Orange-spotted grouper (Epinephelus coioides), also known as Estuary cod, is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. It is found in the western Pacific, the Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, open seas, shallow seas, subtidal aquatic beds, coral reefs, estuarine waters, intertidal flats, and coastal saline lagoons. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Cornish, A. & Harmelin-Vivien, M. 2004. Epinephelus coioides. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 4 August 2007.

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