Phylogenetic inferred based on COI gene sequences (567 bp) for the ten Epinephelus species. The bootstrap values higher than 50% are shown at the branching points, methods ML/ NJ.

 
 
  Part of: Du J, Loh K-H, Then AY-H, Zheng X, Peristiwady T, Rizman-Idid M, Alias M (2019) First record of the dotted grouper Epinephelus epistictus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) (Perciformes, Serranidae) in Malaysia. ZooKeys 861: 107-118. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.861.34043