Common name of Epinephelus maculatus
 
Common name Lapu-lapu
Language Kapampangan
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Philippines
Locality
Ref. Herre, A.W.C.T. and A.F. Umali, 1948
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks Lapu-lapu: refers to the Filipino national hero, who slew Magellan. Note that this common name is used for all groupers occurring in Philippine waters.
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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