Mero de Nassau

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Infotaula taxonòmicaMero de Nassau
Epinephelus striatus
Epinephelus striatus.jpg
Espècie Epinephelus striatus
(Bloch, 1792)[1][2]
  • Anthias cherna (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
  • Anthias striatus (Bloch, 1792)
  • Serranus gymnopareius (Valenciennes, 1828)
  • Serranus striatus (Bloch, 1792)
  • Sparus chrysomelas (Lacépède, 1802)[3]
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El mero de Nassau (Epinephelus striatus) és una espècie de peix de la família dels serrànids i de l'ordre dels perciformes.[4] present des de Bermuda, Florida, Bahames i la península de Yucatán fins al sud del Brasil, incloent-hi el Carib.[5] Els mascles poden assolir els 122 cm de longitud total.[5]


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  2. BioLib
  3. Catalogue of Life (anglès)
  4. The Taxonomicon (anglès)
  5. 5,0 5,1 FishBase (anglès)


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