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Coral Trout

The Coral Trout (Plectropomus leopardus), also known as the leopard coral grouper or leopard coral trout, is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. It is found in American Samoa, Australia, Brunei, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are open seas and coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Coral Trout