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Coral trout are fast when chasing prey above the reefs of their habitat, but can't pursue their quarry if it buries itself into a hard-to-reach reef crevice.
A genetic survey shows very little structure to moray eel populations in the Indo-Pacific.
The Atlantic Goliath Grouper (Epinephelus itajara) or Itajara, is a species of saltwater fish of the grouper family. The Goliath Grouper is found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths of up to 165 feet. Its range includes the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, most of the Caribbean, and practically all of the Brazilian coast. In Brazil it is known as mero. Although not common, it can be caught off the New England coast in Maine and Massachusetts. In the...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.