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Species Name:    Epinephelus itajara
Common Name:                   (Jewfish)

 

I.  TAXONOMY

Kingdom Phylum/Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus:
Animalia Chordata Osteichthyes Perciformes Serranidae Epinephelus


The Jewfish, Epinephelus itajarra.  Illustration by Diana Rome Peebles 1998.  Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Marine Fisheries.

Species Name:

Epinephelus itajara (Lichtenstein, 1822)

Common Name:
Jewfish