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Family Serranidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Cephalopholis urodeta

Wakatobi, Indonesia, 50 feet

DARKFIN GROUPER

Uncommon on coral reefs at scuba depths.  Attains 11 inches.  Indian Ocean fish lack white on the caudal fin.  Indo-Pacific to Japan and French Polynesia.  Species name misspelled in some books.