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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets
Subfamily: Epinephelinae
Genus: Epinephelus

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Epinephelus adscensionis (Osbeck, 1765)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Epinephelus adscensionis
[Rock hind]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Dammous, S.
 
Epinephelus aeneus
[White grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 58 cm TL
Epinephelus akaara (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus akaara
[Hong Kong grouper]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Epinephelus albomarginatus Boulenger, 1903

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus albomarginatus
[White-edged grouper]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Epinephelus amblycephalus (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus amblycephalus
[Banded grouper]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 114 cm TL
Epinephelus analogus Gill, 1863

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Epinephelus analogus
[Spotted grouper]



Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Epinephelus andersoni Boulenger, 1903

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus andersoni
[Catface grouper]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Epinephelus areolatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Epinephelus areolatus
[Areolate grouper]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Epinephelus awoara (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Epinephelus awoara
[Yellow grouper]