Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Potato Rockcod, Potato Cod, Potato Bass and Brown-Marbled Reef Cod.
Found singly in coastal lagoons and seaward reefs.
This is a huge and friendly fish who is very inquisitive to divers!
They feed on small fish and invertebrates.
Length - 2m
Depth - 5-150m
Widespread Indo-Asian Pacific
Groupers are solitary carnivores that hunt near the bottom usually at dusk. Food is drawn into their mouths by a powerful suction when they open their overly large mouths and then swallowed whole.
Spawning is seasonal and controlled by the moons phase. (edit)