Felix Chan

Aerolate grouper

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Aerolate grouper

Green-spotted rock cod

Characteristics

Usually occurs singly. Mainly feeds on fishes and crustaceans. Can live at least 15 years.

Description

  • Body white to grey and covered with numerous large brown spots.
  • Brown spots become smaller with growth.
  • Caudal fin covered with brown spots. Some spots may link together.
  • Caudal fin with a white posterior margin.

Common Name: Aerolate grouper, Green-spotted rock cod

Family Common Name: Groupers

Family: Epinephelidae

Scientific Name: Epinephelus areolatus ___(Forsskål, 1775)

Genus: Epinephelus

Maximum Length: 47 cm (Total Length)