goliath grouper

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go·li·ath grouper

A large grouper (Epinephelus itajara) of tropical and subtropical Atlantic and eastern Pacific waters, having a greenish-brown body with dark spots and bars. Also called jewfish.
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The island was named by local fishermen for the Goliath grouper, formerly called jewfish, which they caught in abundance for many years in a 20-foot-deep hole off the south end of the island.
You're not the top predator, especially when there are sharks and goliath grouper around.
It's been three decades since the goliath grouper was put in the total no-keep department.
Goliath grouper Epinephelus itajara sound production and movement patterns on aggregation sites.
Daniel Huber, Leslie Jones and Christine Helminski present an interesting series of lessons in which geometry is used to model the suction feeding mechanism of the Goliath Grouper, and to explore the consequences of geometric variability for organismal performance.
Of the grouper the most desired is the goliath grouper, its flesh is considered excellent, and high prices in the local and international market are obtained.
Well we hooked in a 350 pound goliath grouper earlier, and you cannot compare that fight with the great white," Marchese (http://abcnews.
The planetOs largest window to the ocean allows guests to have a face-to-face with over 200 sharks, manta rays, enormous Goliath Grouper, and Napoleon Wrasse to name a few.
Fabian Pina Amargos, a scientist with the Center for Coastal Ecosystems Research in Cayo Coco, Cuba, has been awarded a 2012 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation for his project to study and conserve goliath grouper populations in Cuba.
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The Goliath grouper, Epinephelus itajara (Teleostei: Epinephelidae), is the largest grouper in the western Atlantic, reaching 400 kg and 2.
Examples include Devonshire Cream Crow Bison Cattail Stew Englemann's Oak Acorn Burritos and Goliath Grouper Chowder.