Nassau grouper

The Nassau grouper is a U.

The Nassau grouper lives in the reef-associated, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 1 - 90 m environment.

The Nassau grouper is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Nassau Grouper Closed Season Campaign: Bahamians and Others Encouraged to Give Grouper a Break Casuarina McKinney (BREEF) Nassau Grouper campaignThis past winter saw the nationwide closure of the Nassau grouper season from December 16, 2004 through February 16, More

The Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) is one of the large number of Perciform fish in the family Serranidae that are commonly referred to as groupers. More

Nassau Grouper keeps reef fish communities in balance by consuming smaller fish. The Nassau Grouper is best protected in the waters where they occur commonly. More

Nassau Grouper is prohibited from November 1, 2006 to February 28, 2007. He noted that in the High Cay area the Nassau Grouper usually produced baby groupers. More

The Nassau grouper is a U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service . More

The Nassau grouper is generally identified by 4-5 irregular dark stripes on a pale tan or gray body, black dots around their eyes, a large black saddle patch on their tail and a wide "tuning-fork" pattern on their forehead. More

The Nassau grouper is a U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service Species of Concern. Species of Concern are those species about which the U.S. More

Support Nassau grouper closed season Conservation of the Nassau grouper a keystone species Minimize Nassau Grouper (Ephinephelus striatus) The Nassau Grouper is commercially extinct throughout much of its range. More

Nassau grouper are found in the western Atlantic, from Florida to southern Brazil, including Bermuda and the Caribbean. However, they are absent from the Gulf of Mexico except the Campeche Bank off Yucatan, the Tortugas and off Key West. More

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The Nassau grouper is found throughout the tropical western Atlantic Ocean, including Bermuda, Florida, Bahamas, and throughout the Caribbean Sea, south to Brazil. Occurs in the Gulf of Mexico in limited locations including the Yucatan, Tortugas, and Key West. More

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Range: The Nassau Grouper inhabits coral reefs and seagrass beds in shallow waters less than 100ft (30m) in depth. Juveniles are found closer inshore within seagrass beds which act as protective nursery habitat. More

* Nassau grouper are overfished and overfishing is occurring in the Caribbean. In waters off the continental U.S., population levels are low relative to historical levels, having shown little response to a fishing moratorium established in 1992. More

Adult Nassau grouper at a cleaning station on a coral reef. Adult Nassau grouper at a cleaning station on a coral reef. (Photo by C. More

objectives were to observe the Nassau grouper spawning aggregation off the western tip of Little Cayman, and to develop a protocol for monitoring their numbers and activity at the site. More

Florida, Nassau grouper are most common in south Florida. In east central Florida, they are not common. IRL Distribution: Epinephelus striatus has been infrequently observed (Gilmore 1977) in the IRL. More

2006/2007 Nassau Grouper ban will be extended by one month in a bid to replenish the country's grouper stock. Since its inception the Nassau grouper ban has generally lasted only two months, but this year officials have lengthened the period to three and in some areas four months. More

Common names

Cherna in Spanish (español)
Cherna criolla in Spanish (español)
Day grouper in English
Epinephelus striatus in Catalan (Català)
Epinephelus striatus in French (français)
Garoupa in Portuguese (Português)
Garoupa pintada in Portuguese (Português)
Garoupa-de-nassau in Portuguese (Português)
Garoupa-de-trindade in Portuguese (Português)
Garoupa-trindade in Portuguese (Português)
Granik siodlasty in Polish (polski)
Grouper in English
Hamlet in English
Jacob Peper in Dutch (Nederlands)
Jacupepu in Papiamento
Jakupepu in Papiamento
Lokos in Hebrew (‫עברית)
Mero in Spanish (español)
Mero batata in Spanish (español)
mero del Caribe in Spanish (español)
Mero gallina in Spanish (español)
Mero-crioulo in Portuguese (Português)
Mérou in French (français)
Mérou rayé in French (français)
Nagul in French (français)
Nassau grouper in English
Nassau-koralbars in Danish (dansk)
Nassaugrouper in Swedish (Svenska)
Nassaunmeriahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Negue in Creole, French
Negue in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Parulua in Wayuu
rockfish in English
Sweet lip in English
Tienne in French (français)
Vieille in French (français)
White grouper in English
Yakupeper in Papiamento
Yakupepu in Papiamento
черна полосатая or черна криолья in Russian (русский язык)
拿騷石斑魚 in Mandarin Chinese
拿骚石斑鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Epinephelus
Species : Epinephelus striatus
Authority : Bloch, 1792