Grouper, red (Epinephelus morio)

(Valenciennes, 1828); SERRANIDAE FAMILY; also called garoupa-de-São Tomé, cherna Americana, cherna de vivero, mero paracamo, mero
This fish occurs in the western Atlantic from North Carolina to southern Brazil, including the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and Bermuda with strays occurring as far north as Massachusetts. Juveniles may be found in shallow water, but adults are mainly found resting in potholes on, or edges close to rocky, flat bottoms in depths up to 1000 ft (305 m). Red grouper rarely occur around coral reefs.
Color is variable and can change, however the head and body are general... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
73.0 cm
Gulf of Mexico, Naples, Florida, USA
19-May-2013
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
44.0 cm
Key West, Florida, USA
22-Oct-2021

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