Also known as Cod, Creole Bass, Hind, Red Pacific Creolefish, Rockcod, Trout.
Found singly or in small to large schools high above deep water reefs.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 35cm
Depth - 10-70m
Widespread Eastern 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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.org/summary/8325