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Mycteroperca rubra

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: Mycteroperca
Species: Mycteroperca rubra

Name

Mycteroperca rubra (Bloch, 1793)

Vernacular names
English: Mottled grouper
Hrvatski: Češljasta kirnja

Synonyms

* Cerna macrogenis, (Sassi, 1846)
* Epinephelus acutirostris, misapplied name
* Epinephelus ruber, (Bloch, 1793)
* Mycteroperca scirenga, (Rafinesque, 1810)
* Parepinephelus acutirostris, misapplied name
* Serranus acutirostris, misapplied name
* Serranus armatus, (Osório, 1893)
* Serranus emarginatus, (Valenciennes, 1843)
* Serranus fuscus, misapplied name
* Serranus nebulosus, (Cocco, 1833)
* Serranus simonyi, misapplied name
* Serranus tinca, (Cantraine, 1835)
* Serranus undulosus, misapplied name
* Sparus scirenga, (Rafinesque, 1810)
* Trisotropis acutirostris, misapplied name

References

* fishbase.org

The mottled grouper (Mycteroperca rubra) is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. It is found in Albania, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, and Western Sahara.

Source

Huntsman, G. 1996. Mycteroperca rubra. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 4 August 2007.

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