Also known as Baldwin's Dwarf Basslet, Baldwin's Serranid, Cod, Dwarf Sea Bass, Hind, Lantern Basslet, Lantern Sea Bass, Rockcod, Trout.
Found singly, over rock and weedy areas, of coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on small fish and shrimps.
Length - 12cm
Depth - 1-80m
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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3344