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Mycteroperca olfax
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Mycteroperca rosacea
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Mycteroperca rosacea
Mycteroperca rosacea
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Mycteroperca rosacea
Mycteroperca xenarcha
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Mycteroperca xenarcha
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Mycteroperca xenarcha

Mycteroperca jordani
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Mycteroperca jordani
Mycteroperca jordani
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Mycteroperca jordani
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Mycteroperca prionura
Mycteroperca
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Mycteroperca
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Overview
Main identification features
  • body elongate, deepest at anal fin origin
  • d: xi
  • flank scales rough
  • anal fin has 10-13 rays
MYCTEROPERCA

GROUPERS, BACALAOS

Body elongate, robust, compressed, depth at dorsal origin not greater than at anal origin; snout much longer than eye; lower jaw projecting; canines at front of jaws; preopercle serrated, serrae at corner sometimes enlarged; tail straight to concave, often with projecting rays; dorsal with XI spines, 15-18 rays; anal with III spines, 10-13 rays; scales on flanks rough.

This genus, which contains 15 species, is restricted to the Atlantic and eastern Pacific, where there are five endemic species.


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