Grouper, gag (Mycteroperca microlepis)

(Goode & Bean 1879); SERRANIDAE FAMILY; also called black grouper, charcoal belly, cuna aguají, badèche baillou, badejo-da-areia
The distribution of gag grouper extends in the western Atlantic from North Carolina, USA (with juveniles occurring as far north as Massachusetts) to the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico; it is rare in Bermuda and absent from the Caribbean and Bahamas. Gags are the most common grouper on rocky ledges in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Juvenile gags reside in estuaries and seagrass beds while adults are usually found offshore on hard substrate in water 60 – 250 feet deep (rare... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

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Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
89.0 cm
St. Augustine, Florida, USA
10-Aug-2014
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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