Warsaw grouper (Epinephelus nigritus)

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Warsaw grouper fact file

Warsaw grouper description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilySerranidae
GenusEpinephelus (1)

Information on the Warsaw grouper is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
black grouper, black jewfish.
French
Mérou Polonaise, Mérou Varsovie.
Spanish
Mero Negro.
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Warsaw grouper status

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Warsaw grouper swimming close to rocks  
Warsaw grouper swimming close to rocks

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Institute for Exploration and the University of Rhode Island Institute for Archeological Oceanography
http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/image_library/deepreefimages.html

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