White-lined Grouper (Anyperodon Leucogrammicus)

Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Slender Grouper, Slender Rockcod, Trout, Whiteline Grouper, Whiteline Rockcod, White-lined Cod, White-lined Rockcod

Description

Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Slender Grouper, Slender Rockcod, Trout, Whiteline Grouper, Whiteline Rockcod, White-lined Cod, White-lined Rockcod.

Found singly over clear water lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth.
They feed on crustaceans and fish.
Juveniles blue/gold striped, they mimic small mouthed striped wrasses.
Length - 65cm
Depth - 5-80m
Widespread Indo-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/4922

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the White-lined Grouper. Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

White-lined Grouper (Juvenile)

White-lined Grouper (Juvenile)

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