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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Epinephelus fasciatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Epinephelus alexandrinus Valenciennes, 1828

Synonyms:

Serranus Alexandrinus Valenciennes, 1828, in Cuv. Val., Hist. nat. Poiss., 2: 281 (Egypt). Holotype: MNHN no. 7325.
Plectropoma fasciatus O. G. Costa, 1836, Fauna Regno Napoli: 1, pl. 6 (southern Italy).
Serranus cosfae Steindachner, 1878, Sitzber. Akad. Wiss. Wien., 77: 389 (Messina).
Cerna alexandrina: Doderlein, 1882a, 15: 3 (Sicily) Soljan, 1963: 287, fig. 674-677.
Cerna chrysolaenia Doderlein, 1882, Giorn. Sci. naf. Palermo, 15: 41, 85, pl. 2 (fig. 4) (Sicily).
Epinephelus chrysofaenia: Doderlein, 1889: 69.
Epinephelus alexandrinus: Doderlein, 1889: 71 Boulenger, 1895: 200 Cadenat, 1935: 396, fig. 9 Poll, 1954: 56, fig. 15, pl. 3 (3, 4, 5, 6) Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 191, fig. Bini, 1968: 67, fig.
Serranus alexandrinus: Fowler, 1936, 2: 753 Lozano Rey, 1952: 110, pl. 6 (fig. 2).

Common names:

badèche [Fr]
cernia dorata [It]
falso abadejoi [Es]
garoupa amarela [Pr]
golden grouper [En]
jabali [Es]
kirnja ligaca [Hr]
mennani [Ar]
stira [He]
tashanisi [Tu]
wakar [Eg]

Golden grouper (Epinephelus alexandrinus)