Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Spotted Bay Bass, Trout.
Found over mud, sand and seagrass beds in coastal areas to much deeper waters.
They feed on benthic crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 60m
Depth - 0-60m
Widespread Eastern Central 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/3336