grouper Tropical marine fish found from the coast of Florida to South America, and in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It has a large mouth, sharp teeth, a mottled body and the ability to change colour. Length: to 3.7m (12ft); weight: to 450kg (1000lb). Family Serranidae; species: giant, Epinephelus itajara; Australian, Epinephelus lanceolatus. See also bass
grouper See SERRANIDAE.
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