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Scientific synonyms and common names

Epinephelus guaza Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Labrus Guaza Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 285 ('Habitat in Pelago').
Perca gigas Brünnich, 1768, Ichth. Mass.: 65 (Marseille).
Serranus gigas: Valenciennes, 1828, in Cuv. Val., 2: 270, pl. 32 (Mediterranean, Bay of Biscay).
Cerna gigas: Bonaparte, 1846: 58 (Mediterranean, Ocean) Doderlein, 1882a: 177, pl. 1 (fig. 1) Soljan, 1963: 291, fig. 679.
Cernua gigas: Costa, 1849, 64: 1, pl. 7bis (Southern Italy).
Serranus cernioides Capello, 1868a, J. Sci. Lisboa, 1:156, pl. 4 (fig. 1) (Lisboa).
Epinephelus gigas: Moreau, 1881, 2: 368 (France) Doderlein, 1889: 61 Boulenger, 1895: 231 Cadenat, 1935: 400, fig. 12 Nobre, 1935: 17, pl. 2 (fig. 6) Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 190, fig. Poll, 1954: 63, fig. 17, pl. 3 (3, 7, 8).
Epinephelus guaza: Jordan & Gunn, 1898: 341 Bini, 1968, 4: 65 Wheeler, 1969: 311, fig. 101, map.
Serranus guaza: Fowler, 1936, 2: 760, fig. 336 Lozano Rey, 1952: 101, pl. 5 (fig. 3), pl. 6 (fig. 1) (partim).

Common names:

bass [En]
cerna [Mlt]
cernia bruna [It]
cernia [It]
dakar haslaim[Iw]
dusky grouper [En]
grouper [En]
kirnja [Hr]
mennani ahmar [Ar]
mero [Es]
mero [Pr]
merot [Ar]
mérou noir ou sombre [Fr]
mérou [Fr]
orfoz [Tu]
rofos [He]
wakar [Eg]

Bass (Epinephelus guaza)