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Brown-marbled grouper

(Epinephelus fuscoguttatus)

The light brown body, head and vertical fins are camouflaged with hexagonal dark brown spots that increase towards the back of the body.

The largest recorded parameters: length - 120 cm, weight - 11 kg, life expectancy - 40 years. Found at the bottom of lagoons, channels and other reef waters, feeds on fish, crabs and squid. Active at dusk. May cause ciguaterra.


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