Hawaiian grouper

The Hawaiian grouper is a species of fish in the Serranidae family.

The Hawaiian grouper lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range 20 - 380 m environment.

Marine biologistA marine biologist observing a Hawaiian grouper at Midway Atoll (Photo: Keoki and Yuko Stender) Midway served as a major U.S. military base and submarine refit base during the Second World War. More

The Hawaiian grouper (Epinephelus quernus) is a species of fish in the Serranidae family. It is found in the United States and United States Minor Outlying Islands. Its natural habitats are open seas, shallow seas, subtidal aquatic beds, and coral reefs. More

Jon Dale releases Hawaiian grouper after implantation of acoustic monitoring tag. Jon Dale releases Hawaiian grouper after implantation of acoustic monitoring tag. More

presence of the Hawaiian grouper (Epinephelus quernus) in shallow water. This becomes particularly apparent at Kure atoll where the curious fish come cruising up to check out any visiting researchers, often as soon as they roll into the water. More

8-pound Hawaiian Grouper off of Frigate Point. This fish breaks the old record, set at 25.1 pounds here on Midway last month, in the IGFA All Tackle category. The Grouper measured 36 inches in length and 13 inches in girth. More

The Hawaiian Grouper Hapu'upu'u is a deepwater endemic caught while bottom fishing. It may be seen by divers at Midway along with the colorful Schlegel's Grouper. More

aurora), Hawaiian grouper (Epinephelus quernus), and five species of butterflyfishes (Chaetodon spp). Other endemic species include Hawaiian spiny lobster (Panulirus marginatus), Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi), and regal slipper lobster (Arctides regalis). More

unit effort for Hawaiian grouper in the northern fishing zone. More

"The Hawaiian grouper (Hapu'u) is a food fish that lives in deep (300+) foot water in the main Hawaiian islands. At Midway Atoll this fish is common and easily approachable at diving depths. The surrounding fish are chubs and the diver is Suzzy Robinson. More

Common names

Epinephelus quernus in Catalan (Català)
Grouper in English
hapu'u in Hawaiian
hapu'u in Unknown
Hapu'upu'u in Hawaiian
Hapu'upu'u in Unknown
Hapuu puu in Hawaiian
Hapuu puu in Unknown
Hawaiian black grouper in English
Hawaiian grouper in English
Hawaiian sea bass in English
Lokos in Hebrew (‫עברית)
Mero hawaiano in Spanish (español)
Mérou hawaiien in French (français)
Sea bass in English
Seale's grouper in English
夏威夷石斑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
夏威夷石斑魚 in Unknown
夏威夷石斑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
夏威夷石斑鱼 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Epinephelus
Species : Epinephelus quernus
Authority : Seale, 1901