Also known as Cod, Hind, Honeycomb Rockcod, Lace-finned Rockcod, Rockcod, Specklefin Grouper, Specklefin Rockcod, Speckled-fin Rockcod, Speckle-finned Rockcod, Summan Grouper, Trout, Wavy-lined Grouper, Wavy-lined Rockcod, White-speckled Grouper, White-speckled Rockcod, White-streaked Grouper, White-streaked Rockcod, Wire-netting Cod, Wire-netting Rockcod.
Found singly in caves and under ledges over lagoons and inner coastal reefs.
They feed on crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 40cm
Depth - 5-60m
Widespread Indo-West 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.se/summary/6472