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2010-01-20 10:50:48

To the casual observer in the Gulf of Mexico, the seemingly sluggish red grouper is more of a couch potato than a busy beaver. But a new study led by researchers at The Florida State University reveals the fish to be both architect and ecosystem engineer. Most abundant along Florida's west coast but also found on watery ledges and in crevices and caverns from North Carolina to Brazil, the red grouper excavates and maintains complex, three-dimensional structures that provide critical habitats...


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2008-07-14 18:59:12

The Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio), is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. Its natural habitats are open seas, shallow seas, sub-tidal aquatic beds, coral reefs, rocky shores, sandy shores, estuarine waters, inter-tidal flats, inter-tidal marshes, coastal saline lagoons, coastal freshwater lagoons, and karsts. It is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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