Redmouth grouper

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs singly.
  • Mainly feeds on small fishes and crustaceans.

Description

  • Body black to dark brown.
  • May have a vertical pale band on mid belly.
  • Oral cavity red.
  • Juveniles possess white margins on the posterior edge of the caudal fin, dorsal fin and anal fin.

Common Name: Redmouth grouper

Family Common Name: Groupers

Scientific Name: Aethaloperca rogaa___(Forsskål, 1775)

Maximum Length: 60 cm (Total Length)