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Epinephelus rivulatus  (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 551092

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): halfmoon grouper [English]
    Chinaman rockcod [English]
    white-dotted grouper [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                        FamilySerranidae  – groupers, sea basses, bars, mérous, serranidés, cabrillas y meros, sea basses and groupers, serrans  
                                                 GenusEpinephelus Bloch, 1793 – groupers  
                                                    SpeciesEpinephelus rivulatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – halfmoon grouper, Chinaman rockcod, white-dotted grouper  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Epinephelus rivulatus   
  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: Epinephelus rivulatus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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