Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Perciformes > Family: Serranidae > Genus: Epinephelus > Species: Epinephelus aeneus

White grouper - Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1817)

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Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Cernia bronzina Italian Fishbase
Cherna de ley Spanish Fishbase
Dott tal-faxxi Maltese Fishbase
Epinefel de arama Romanian Fishbase
Fellusa tac-cerna Maltese Fishbase
Garoupa verde Portuguese Fishbase
Garoupa-legítima Portuguese Fishbase
Granik szary Polish Fishbase
Kern i bardhe Albanian Fishbase
Kirnja Serbian Fishbase
Lahoz Turkish Fishbase
Mérou French Fishbase
Mérou blanc French Fishbase
Mérou bronzé French Fishbase
Meru Romanian Fishbase
Serran d'airain French Fishbase
Sphyrida Greek Fishbase
White grouper English Fishbase
No synonyms available.

Other resources

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GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
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External data

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