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Species in the genus Dermatolepis: [ 8 ] records


aldabrensis, Dermatolepis Smith [J. L. B.] 1955:311, Pl. 3 (fig. B) [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 12) v. 8 (no. 88) (art. 38); ref. 4096] Aldabra Island, western Indian Ocean, depth 5-10 fathoms. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 429 (head, skin, fins). Paratypes: (3) not researched. •Synonym of Dermatolepis striolatus (Playfair 1867) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:520 [ref. 5667]). •Synonym of Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair 1867) -- (Randall & Heemstra 1991:76 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:68 [ref. 21042], Parenti & Randall 2020:59 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Synonym of Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair 1867). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Habitat: marine.

dermatolepis, Epinephelus Boulenger [G. A.] 1895:256 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum 2nd edition v. 1; ref. 537] Cape San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. No types known. Replacement name for Dermatolepis punctatus Gill 1861, preoccupied in Epinephelus by Holocentrus punctatus Bloch 1790. •Valid as Dermatolepis dermatolepis (Boulenger 1895) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1993:65 [ref. 21042], Allen & Robertson 1994:107 [ref. 22193], Heemstra in Fischer et al. 1995:1581 [ref. 22830], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:315 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:350 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:270 [ref. 24550], Thomson et al. 2000:80 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:127 [ref. 27807], Béarez & Séret 2009:147 [ref. 36646], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:191 [ref. 30957], Craig et al. 2011:65 [ref. 31786], Page et al. 2013:130 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:145 [ref. 34871], Fourriére et al. 2016:444 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:608 [ref. 34923], Kells et al. 2016:224 [ref. 35888], Ma & Craig 2018:455 [ref. 36100], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:7 [ref. 36248], Parenti & Randall 2020:58 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Dermatolepis dermatolepis (Boulenger 1895). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern California (U.S.A.) south to northern Peru, including Clipperton and Gal√°pagos IsIands. Habitat: marine.

gibbosus, Serranus Boulenger [G. A.] 1888:654 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887 (pt 4); ref. 14479] Muscat, Oman, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1888.12.29.36. •Synonym of Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair 1867) -- (Randall & Heemstra 1991:76 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:68 [ref. 21042], Parenti & Randall 2020:59 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Synonym of Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair 1867). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Habitat: marine.

inermis, Serranus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833:436 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 9; ref. 1002] Antilles. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-5633 (dry). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:29 [ref. 19232]. •Valid as Epinephelus inermis (Valenciennes 1833) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:132 [ref. 23100], Bullock & Smith 1991:103 [ref. 36591], Cervigón 1991:326 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:106 [ref. 23239], Aguilera 1998:48 [ref. 24221]). •Valid as Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes 1833) -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:307 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1992:426 [ref. 23827], Heemstra & Randall 1993:66 [ref. 21042], Grace et al. 1994:16 [ref. 25512], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:205 [ref. 25013], Musick et al. 2000:16 [ref. 24959], Gasparini & Floeter 2001:1644 [ref. 25634], Rocha & Rosa 2001:989 [ref. 25909], Heemstra et al. 2003:1337 [ref. 27060], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:75 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:127 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:139 [ref. 28815], Craig et al. 2011:67 [ref. 31786], Page et al. 2013:130 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:38 [ref. 33341], Pinheiro et al. 2015:13 [ref. 34324], Ma & Craig 2018:455 [ref. 36100], Parenti & Randall 2020:59 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes 1833). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) south to Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and offshore islands. Habitat: marine.

marmoratus, Dermatolepis Osburn [R. C.] & Mowbray [L. L.] 1915:1, Fig. [New York Zoological Society Unnumbered publ.; ref. 12100] Key West, Florida, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): AMNH 4775. Was to have appeared also in Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society but did not appear there. •Synonym of Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes 1833) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1993:66 [ref. 21042], Parenti & Randall 2020:59 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Synonym of Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes 1833). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Habitat: marine.

punctatus, Dermatolepis Gill [T. N.] 1861:54 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 13; ref. 1769] Cape San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. No types known. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied in Epinephelus by Holocentrus punctatus Bloch 1790, replaced by Epinephelus dermatolepis Boulenger 1895. •Objective synonym of Dermatolepis dermatolepis (Boulenger 1895) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1993:65 [ref. 21042], Parenti & Randall 2020:58 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Synonym of Dermatolepis dermatolepis (Boulenger 1895). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Habitat: marine.

striolatus, Serranus Playfair [R. L.] in Playfair & G√ľnther 1867:11, Pl. 3 (fig. 2) [The fishes of Zanzibar; ref. 3490] Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean. Holotype: BMNH 1867.3.9.39 (stuffed). Striolatus is an adjective, so the correct spelling in the feminine genus Dermatolepis is striolata. •Valid as Dermatolepis striolatus (Playfair 1867) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:520 [ref. 5667], Heemstra & Randall 1993:68 [ref. 21042], Randall 1994:260 [ref. 21644], Randall 1995:127 [ref. 22896]). •Valid as Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair 1867) -- (Randall & Heemstra 1991:76 [ref. 19601], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S104 [ref. 27377], Craig et al. 2011:69 [ref. 31786], Golani & Fricke 2018:62 [ref. 36273], Ma & Craig 2018:455 [ref. 36100], Zajonz et al. 2019:70 [ref. 36871], Parenti & Randall 2020:59 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Dermatolepis striolata (Playfair 1867). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Distribution: Southern Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Gulf of Aden, Socotra and Gulf of Oman to Aldabra and Comoros. Habitat: marine.

zanclus, Dermatolepis Evermann [B. W.] & Kendall [W. C.] 1898:129, Pl. 8 (fig. 9) [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 17 (art. 5) (for 1897); ref. 1281] Near Dry Rocks Reef, 1 mile east of Sand Key, Key West, Florida, U.S.A., depth 5 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 48843. •Synonym of Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes 1833) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1993:66 [ref. 21042], Parenti & Randall 2020:59 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Synonym of Dermatolepis inermis (Valenciennes 1833). Serranidae: Epinephelinae. Habitat: marine.