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Polkadot Cod



Scientific Name:
Plectropomus areolatus

Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Spotted Coral Trout, Square-tail Coral Trout, Squaretail Coralgrouper, Squaretail Leopardgrouper, Plectropoma maculatum, P. trancatus, P. truncatus

Group: Fishes

Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2008

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic

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