Yellowfin grouper

The Yellowfin grouper lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 150 m environment.

The yellowfin grouper (Mycteroperca venenosa) is a coral reef fish native to the western Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico. It is generally a denizen of the deeper reef areas but it may venture into shallower waters, especially during the cooler seasons. More

Yellowfin Grouper Fish Species Information Scientific Fish Name: Mycteroperca venenosa Other Fish Species Names: Regions Fished: western Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico World Record: Common More

Salt Water, Yellowfin grouper Yellowfin grouper (Mycteroperca) Physical Description The coloration of the yellowfin grouper is highly variable, given their different color phases and ability to rapidly change color and shade to blend with their environment. More

The yellowfin grouper can be found in the Carribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and off the coast of South America. Along with 449 other species in the family Serranidae this grouper is often sought by spearfishermen as well as converntional fishermen alike. More

The Yellowfin Grouper has 11 dorsal spines, usually 16 dorsal rays, usually 11 anal rays, and usually 17 pectoral rays. Its posterior nostril is larger than the interior and the posterior margin of the caudal fin is concave. More

Yellowfin Grouper Mounts & Yellowfin Grouper Replicas by King Sailfish Mounts. A highly colorful coral reef grouper, the Yellowfin Grouper is found throughout the western Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. More

Like most other groupers, yellowfin grouper begin life as females and after spawning a few years become males. Females mature at 20 inches and by the time they are 26 inches many have changed to males. More

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The Yellowfin grouper is an important sport fish and a common species around coral reefs. Good eating, but some times said to be poisonous in parts of the West Indies. More

Common names

blue maori in English
Blue maori cod in English
Blue mori cod in English
Boklin in Marshall
Boklin in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Cá Mú d?m den d?u in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Mú đốm đen đều in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Ceva in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Kerapu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kobe in Tagalog
Kobe in Visayan
Lapu-lapu in Kapampangan
Lapu-lapu in Tagalog
Loche bleue in French (français)
Loche morue in French (français)
Lokos in Hebrew (‫עברית)
Maaxen in Kumak
Mero azul in Spanish (español)
Mérou bleu in French (français)
Moo in Numee
Naam-dim-paan in Cantonese
Naam-dim-paan in Chinese (中文)
Pla karang-tao in Thai (ไทย)
Pooklim in Marshall
Pooklim in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Purple rock cod in English
purple rockcod in English
rogoceva in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
speckled blue grouper in English
Speckled grouper in English
Te baru in Gilbertese
Te baru in Kiribati
Tsuchihozeri in Japanese (日本語)
Tuttut in Misima-Paneati
Yellowfin grouper in English
石斑 in Mandarin Chinese
細點石斑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
细点石斑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
蓝鳍石斑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍鰭石斑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
过鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
過魚 in Mandarin Chinese
高体石斑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
高體石斑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鱠 in Mandarin Chinese
鲙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Epinephelus
Species : Epinephelus cyanopodus
Authority : Richardson, 1846