Species of Fish

Grouper

Black Grouper
Mycteroperca bonaci, the black grouper, black rockfish or marbled rockfish, is a species of marine ray-finned fish, a grouper from the subfamily Epinephelinae which is part of the family Serranidae, which also includes the anthias and sea basses. This species is found in the western Atlantic Ocean from the northeastern United States to Brazil....

Breaksea Cod
Breaksea cod is a species of fish in the Moridae family. It is a bottom-dwelling species that is native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand and Australia. The fish is characterized by its distinctive coloring, which is a mottled brown color on the back and sides, and a lighter belly. It is considered a valuable species for co...

Chocolate Hind
Cephalopholis boenak, also known as the Chocolate Hind, Boenak Grouper, or Brown Grouper, is a species of reef fish in the Serranidae family. It is a popular species for both commercial and recreational fishing and is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific region, including the waters of Southeast Asia, the Philippines, New Guinea, and northern A...

Coney Grouper
Cephalopholis fulva, also known as the Coney Grouper, is a species of reef fish in the Serranidae family. It is a medium-sized species that is widely distributed in the tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, ranging from North Carolina to Brazil, including the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Cephalopholis fulva is a distinctive-lookin...

Coral Trout
Coral trout is a species of fish in the family Serranidae, commonly known as the leopard coral grouper or the common coral trout. It is found in the Indo-Pacific region, from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Society Islands and Samoa, including the Great Barrier Reef and other areas in Australia. Coral trout have a relatively deep, oval-shape...

Gag Grouper
The gag grouper (Mycteroperca microlepis) is a drab, mottled gray fish lacking the distinguishing features of other groupers. It has a pattern of markings which resemble the box-shaped spots of the black grouper. It lacks the streamer-points on the tail fin that scamp (Mycteroperca phenax) and yellowmouth grouper (M. interstitialis) have and lack...

Goliath Grouper
The Atlantic goliath grouper or itajara (Epinephelus itajara), also known as the jewfish, is a large saltwater fish of the grouper family found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths from 5 to 50 m (16 to 164 ft). On the Western side, its range includes the Florida Keys in the US, the Bahamas, most of the...












Red Grouper
The red grouper is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montser...


Rock Hind
Epinephelus adscensionis, also known as the Ascension Island Grouper or the Rock Hind Grouper, is a species of reef fish in the Serranidae family. It is a medium to large-sized species that is found in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Rock Hind is mostly brown or tan in background color. It also has dark spots or dark blotches...

Scamp
The Scamp grouper (Mycteroperca phenax), is a species of marine ray-finned fish, a grouper from the subfamily Epinephelinae which is part of the family Serranidae, which also includes the anthias and sea basses. Scamp can be found in the western Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina south along the southern Atlantic coast of the United States into t...

Snowy Grouper
The snowy grouper (Hyporthodus niveatus) is a species of marine fish in the family Serranidae. It is found in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico neighborhood: in Aruba, the Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama,...

Speckled Hind
The speckled hind (Epinephelus drummondhayi), also known as the calico grouper, kitty mitchell or strawberry grouper, is a species of marine ray-finned fish, a grouper from the subfamily Epinephelinae which is part of the family Serranidae, which also includes the anthias and sea basses. It is found in Bermuda and off eastern coast of North Ameri...





Yellowedge Grouper
Yellowedge Grouper are found in deep-waters of the western Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.    They are a longlived, slow growing species that changes sex (from female to male) as they grow. The Yellowedge Grouper, Epinephelus flavolimbatus, is similar in appearance to the Snowy...


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