Variola (fish)

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Variola louti by Jacek Madejski.jpg
Variola louti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Subfamily: Epinephelinae
Genus: Variola
Swainson, 1839

Variola is a genus of fish in the family Serranidae.

The two known species are:[1][2]

  • V. albimarginata – white-edged lyretail, lyretail trout
  • V. louti – yellow-edged lyretail, lunartailed rockcod, coronation trout, moontail seabass


  1. ^ "Variola". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 6 June 2006.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). Species of Variola in FishBase. March 2006 version.