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Black Grouper (juvenile)

Mycteroperca bonaci


Photo take at -49 ft near a coral reef this juvenile ones are usually hiding inside small caves or holes, The black grouper is a solitary fish a large marine fish, growing up to 150 cm in length and 100 kilograms in weight. It has an olive or gray body, with black blotches and brassy spots.


Found under pears, on coral reef , ship wrecks and coast caves. From Florida all The Caribbean Sea , Central America to Brazil.

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1 Comment

jthoundfish 2 years ago

This is a mutton hamlet, Alphestes afer.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Nov 11, 2012

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