Plectropomus leopardus   (Lacepede,  1802) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Serranidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Acanthistius leopardinus (Cuvier, 1828)
Holocentrus leopardus Lacepede, 1802
Paracanthistius suji Tanaka, 1916
Plectropoma cyanostigma Bleeker, 1845
Plectropoma leopardinus Cuvier, 1828
Plectropoma maculatum var. b Bleeker, 1849

Common Name (s)
• Leopard Coral Grouper
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy Island (Lat: 8.11) (Long: 73.3) INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jones, S and Kumaran, M (1959) The fishing industry of Minicoy Island with special reference to the tuna fishery Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Council of Agricultural Research 6 (1) 30-57 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1866/1/Article_04.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Reef Available at - http://www.reef.crc.org.au/
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf

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