Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton 1822),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 117

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8070-FFD3-EDFC-CEBE1DC40FD1

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton 1822)
status

 

Epinephelus coioides (Hamilton 1822)  —Orange-spotted grouper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland as Epinephelus suillus  by Kailola (1987b: 232); subsequently reported from Lihir Group , Namatamai District , New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 130). Specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005, and collected by Barry C. Russell on 7 and 28 June 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 5.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa and western Mascarenes east to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in various reef-associated habitats, including estuaries, 0–100 m depth. Transitional water and marine.