White Grouper (Epinephelus aeneus)

Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Trout


Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Trout.

Found singly, over mud, rock, and sandy bottoms, of coastal shorelines.
They feed on crabs, fish, and octopus.
Juveniles found in estuaries and coastal lagoons.
Length - 120cm
Depth - 20-200m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean

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/426


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