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Grouper ( epinephelus guaza) Record

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GROUPER / EPINEPHELUS GUAZA
4 8 4.06 8.15 Detached Mole Gibraltar 140393 C.Carreras
6 12 6.98 15.16 Los Picos Gibraltar 260792 R. Kassam
10 20 16.2 35.11 Parga Greece 021001 S. Onofaro
15 30 9.58 21.2 East Side Gibraltar 100896 P. Ballinger
AT AT 18.45 40.11 East Side Gibraltar 150596 R. Gomila
SH SH 4.06 8.15 Detached Mole Gibraltar 140393 C. Carreras

The grouper ( epinephelus guaza)

is commonest in the Mediterranean, occasionally caught further north, this is a solitary fish living in underwater caves or crevices, particularly in deeper water. Feeds mainly on fish and crustaceans and can grow to considerable size.

Deep brown in colour with irregular light blotches on back and sides, yellowish under chin and belly. Spiny dorsal fin with orange edge.

Grouper Epinephelus guaza

 
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