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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Mycteroperca rubra (Bloch, 1793)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Mycteroperca rubra (Bloch, 1793)

Synonyms:

Epinephelus ruber Bloch, 1793, Nat. ausl. Fische, 7: 22, pl. 331 ('Japan'). Type: ZMHU no. 161.
? Sparus scirenga Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicilia: 40 (Sicily).
Serranus acutirostris Valenciennes, 1828, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 2: 286 (Brazil). Holotype: MNHN no. 7329.
Serranus nebulosus Cocco, 1833, Giorn. Sci. Lett. Arti Sicilia, 42: 21 (Messina).
Serranus tinca Cantraine, 1835, Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles, 2 (4): 207-208 (Sicily).
Serranus tinca: Cantraine, 1838, 11: 49, col. pl.
Cerna macrogenis Sassi, 1846c, Descr. Genova, 1:139 (Ligurian Sea). Holotype: MSNG no. 43110.
Cerna nebulosa: Verany, 1862: 379.
Cerna macrogenis: Canestrini, 1865: 359, pl. I (fig. 1).
Mycteroperca scirenga: Jordan & Swain, 1884b, 7: 369.
Epinephelus acutirostris: Doderlein, 1889: 76.
Mycteroperca rubra: Jordan & Eigenmann, 1890: 372 Fowler, 1936, 2: 762 Lozano Rey, 1952: 115, pl. 6 (fig. 3), pl. 7 (fig. 1) Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 196, fig. Bini, 1968, 4: 75, fig. Randall, 1969: 68, fig. 75.
Epinephelus ruber: Boulenger, 1895: 267 Cadenat, 1935: 393, fig. 8 Poll, 1954: 49, fig. 13.


Common names:

badèche impériale [Fr]
badèche rouge [Fr]
badejo [Pr]
cernia rossa [It]
comb grouper [En]
gitano [Es]
mérou royal [Fr]
miktorit [Iw]
piga [He]
tashanisi [Tu]

Comb grouper (Mycteroperca rubra)