Common name of Epinephelus merra
Common name Lapu-lapung liglig
Language Tagalog
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Philippines
Ref. Herre, A.W.C.T. and A.F. Umali, 1948
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
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. "liglig", i.e., bloated.
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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