Queensland Grouper

Queensland Grouper Epinephelus lanceolatus The Queensland grouper is the world’s largest reef-dwelling bony fish. Adults have mottled brown to dark grey stocky bodies. They are often found either hovering in midwater or resting motionless on the substrate. A very shy fish, the larger they grow, the shyer they become. Not much is known about its … Read more

Goliath Grouper: Giant of the Reef

Susceptible to overfishing Historically, the goliath grouper was relatively common and highly conspicuous in portions of its range. It is a relatively shallow-water species with a tropical to subtropical distribution. In the western Atlantic Ocean goliath grouper are found from Florida to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. In the Eastern … Read more

Grouper | Size, Species, & Facts

grouper Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. Related Topics: goliath grouper Warsaw grouper Nassau grouper Mycteroperca giant grouper grouper, any of numerous species of large-mouthed heavy-bodied fishes of the family Serranidae (order Perciformes), many belonging to the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca. Groupers are widely distributed in warm … Read more

Massive grouper reeled in off Florida; ‘We caught a monster’

Massive grouper reeled in off Florida; ‘We caught a monster’ Anglers on a Florida sportfishing charter caught and released several huge goliath grouper last week, including a “monster” grouper that weighed perhaps 500 pounds. “We all started screaming and hollering when the fish came to the surface,” Joshua Jorgensen, owner of BlacktipH Fishing, told For … Read more