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Mycteroperca  Gill, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 167758

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Epinephelus guaza (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Epinephelus gvaza (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilySerranidae  – groupers, sea basses, bars, mérous, serranidés, cabrillas y meros, sea basses and groupers, serrans  
                                           GenusMycteroperca Gill, 1862  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Mycteroperca acutirostris (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1828) – bonací rojo, cherna peineta, western comb grouper, comb grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca bonaci (Poey, 1860) – black grouper, aguaj í, cherna negrillo 
                                              Species Mycteroperca cidi Cervigón, 1966 – Venezuelan grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca fusca (Lowe, 1838) – island grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca interstitialis (Poey, 1860) – yellowmouth grouper, abadejo, cherna boca amarilla 
                                              Species Mycteroperca jordani (Jenkins and Evermann, 1889) – Gulf grouper, baya 
                                              Species Mycteroperca microlepis (Goode and Bean, 1879) – gag, abadejo, charcoal belly 
                                              Species Mycteroperca olfax (Jenyns, 1840) – sailfin grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca phenax Jordan and Swain, 1884 – scamp, abadejo garropa 
                                              Species Mycteroperca prionura Rosenblatt and Zahuranec, 1967 – cabrilla chiruda, sawtail grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca rosacea (Streets, 1877) – cabrilla sardinera, leopard grouper, golden grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca rubra (Bloch, 1793) – comb grouper, mottled grouper 
                                              Species Mycteroperca tigris (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1833) – tiger grouper, bonací gato, cabrilla gato 
                                              Species Mycteroperca venenosa (Linnaeus, 1758) – yellowfin grouper, arigua, guacamayo, princess rockfish 
                                              Species Mycteroperca xenarcha Jordan, 1888 – broomtail grouper, cabrilla plomuda 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Mycteroperca   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mycteroperca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Mycteroperca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Heemstra, Phillip C., and John E. Randall  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Groupers of the World (Family Serranidae, Subfamily Epinephelinae): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of the Grouper, Rockcod, Hind, Coral Grouper and Lyretail Species Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 16   
  Page(s): vii + 382   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-103125-8, 0014-5602  
  Reference for: Mycteroperca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Mycteroperca   

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