One-blotch grouper (Epinephelus melanostigma)

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One-blotch grouper fact file

One-blotch grouper description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilySerranidae
GenusEpinephelus (1)

Information on the one-blotch grouper is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Black-spot grouper, blackspot honeycomb grouper, Schultz’s rockcod.
French
Loche Ponctuee, Merou Doussard.
Spanish
Mero Espaldaron.
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One-blotch grouper status

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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One-blotch grouper swimming  
One-blotch grouper swimming

© Josh Jensen / Undersea Productions

Josh Jensen / Undersea Productions
Undersea Productions
87 Hendry Street
Tewantin
Queensland
4565
Australia
http://www.underseaproductions.com/stock-footage/

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