Roving Coralgrouper 
 
 
Scientific Name:
Plectropomus pessuliferus
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Leopard Grouper, Violet Coral Trout, Perca miniata C, Plectropoma maculatum var. A, Plectropoma maculatum var. D, Plectropoma pessuliferum, P. maculatus
Group:
Fishes
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
NT-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
British Indian Ocean Territory, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Yemen

Facts Summary:
The Roving Coralgrouper (Plectropomus pessuliferus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): British Indian Ocean Territory, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Yemen. This species is also known by the following name(s): Leopard Grouper, Violet Coral Trout, Perca miniata C, Plectropoma maculatum var. A, Plectropoma maculatum var. D, Plectropoma pessuliferum, P. maculatus.

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