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A new study led by researchers at The Florida State University shows the sluggish red grouper to be both architect and ecosystem engineer.
By JIM SUTTON The coming week will be one of big meetings, big issues and potentially big trouble for anglers from North Carolina down to the Florida Keys.
Scientists announced yesterday the discovery of reef structures they believe doubles the size of the Southern Atlantic Ocean's largest and richest reef system, the Abrolhos Bank, off the southern coast of Brazil's Bahia state.
The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus striatus), is one of the large number of Perciform fish in the family Serranidae that are commonly referred to as groupers. It is the most important of the groupers for commercial fishery in the West Indies but has been endangered by overfishing. The Nassau grouper lives in the sea, preferring to be near reefs. it is one of the largest fish to be found around coral reefs. It can be found anywhere from the shoreline to nearly 330 feet depth. It is a fish of...
The Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus), is the best known grouper of the Mediterranean Sea and North Africa coast. It can be found at the Mediterranean, the African west coast and the coast of Brazil. It is rare at the western Indian ocean, Uruguay, Argentina, north of France and British Islands. It is a solitary fish. It lives alone in rocks, at depths from the coast to 1000 feet, but it's rare to find it below 200 feet. It has a barometric distribution, were the younger specimens are...
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