SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=289) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Mycteroperca') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Epinephelinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Epinephelinae
Genus: Mycteroperca

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Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Mycteroperca acutirostris (Valenciennes, 1828)

Photo by Bertoncini, A.A.
 
Mycteroperca acutirostris
[Comb grouper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Mycteroperca bonaci (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Mycteroperca bonaci
[Black grouper]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 114 cm TL
Mycteroperca cidi Cervigón, 1966

Photo by JAMARC
 
Mycteroperca cidi
[Venezuelan grouper]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Mycteroperca fusca (Lowe, 1838)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Mycteroperca fusca
[Island grouper]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Mycteroperca interstitialis (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Mycteroperca interstitialis
[Yellowmouth grouper]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 198 cm TL
Mycteroperca jordani (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Mycteroperca jordani
[Gulf grouper]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 145 cm TL
Mycteroperca microlepis (Goode & Bean, 1879)

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Mycteroperca microlepis
[Gag]

Photo by Ziegler, P.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Mycteroperca olfax (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Ziegler, P.E.
 
Mycteroperca olfax
[Sailfin grouper]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 107 cm TL
Mycteroperca phenax Jordan & Swain, 1884

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Mycteroperca phenax
[Scamp]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Mycteroperca prionura Rosenblatt & Zahuranec, 1967

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Mycteroperca prionura
[Sawtail grouper]

Photo by Buckhorn, M.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 86 cm TL
Mycteroperca rosacea (Streets, 1877)

Photo by Buckhorn, M.
 
Mycteroperca rosacea
[Leopard grouper]

Photo by Pillon, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 144 cm TL
Mycteroperca rubra (Bloch, 1793)

Photo by Pillon, R.
 
Mycteroperca rubra
[Mottled grouper]

Photo by Stadler, B.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 101 cm TL
Mycteroperca tigris (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Stadler, B.
 
Mycteroperca tigris
[Tiger grouper]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Mycteroperca venenosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Mycteroperca venenosa
[Yellowfin grouper]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Mycteroperca xenarcha Jordan, 1888

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Mycteroperca xenarcha
[Broomtail grouper]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Mycteroperca acutirostris Comb grouper Western Atlantic 80 TL 1828
Mycteroperca bonaci Black grouper Western Atlantic 150 TL 1860
Mycteroperca cidi Venezuelan grouper Western Central Atlantic 114 TL 1966
Mycteroperca fusca Island grouper Eastern Atlantic 80 TL 1838
Mycteroperca interstitialis Yellowmouth grouper Western Atlantic 84 TL 1860
Mycteroperca jordani Gulf grouper Eastern Central Pacific 198 TL 1889
Mycteroperca microlepis Gag Western Atlantic 145 TL 1879
Mycteroperca olfax Sailfin grouper Eastern Pacific 120 TL 1840
Mycteroperca phenax Scamp Western Central Atlantic 107 TL 1884
Mycteroperca prionura Sawtail grouper Eastern Central Pacific 105 TL 1967
Mycteroperca rosacea Leopard grouper Eastern Central Pacific 86 TL 1877
Mycteroperca rubra Mottled grouper Eastern Atlantic 144 TL 1793
Mycteroperca tigris Tiger grouper Western Atlantic 101 TL 1833
Mycteroperca venenosa Yellowfin grouper Western Atlantic 100 TL 1758
Mycteroperca xenarcha Broomtail grouper Eastern Central Pacific 150 TL 1888



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