Red Hind

Scientific Name:

Epinephelus guttatus


Groupers (Serranidae)

Other names:

Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Red Hind Grouper, Speckled Hind.

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Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Red Hind Grouper and Speckled Hind.

Found singly in shallow waters of protected reefs over reef patches to deep water drop-off's.
Colour varies.
They feed on small fish and invertebrates.
Length - 40cm
Depth - 1-48m
Widespread Western Atlantic & Caribbean

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.

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Fishy Stats

Length: 40cm
Depth: 1-48m
Found: Western Atlantic & Caribbean
Eats: Fish and invertebrates
Family: Groupers
Species: Serranidae

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