Objective record of Epinephelus marginatus (Serranidae: Epinephelinae) from the Sultanate of Oman (Arabian Sea)

Béarez P., Mennesson M.I., Pellé E.

Published date: September 2020
Volume: 44
Number: 3
Pagination: 251-254
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2020-443-005

Two specimens (268-665 mm standard length) of the grouper Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834) were collected from Salalah fish market, Sultanate of Oman. These specimens confirm the presence of the species in Oman and represent the northernmost record for the species in the Indian Ocean.

Keywords: Dusky grouper - Epinephelinae - Epinephelus marginatus - Indian Ocean - New record - Oman
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