Warsaw Grouper - Epinephelus nigritus

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Warsaw Grouper - Epinephelus nigritus


This big Serranid is a Warsaw Grouper. Distinctive characters are the enlarged second dorsal fin spine, rounded caudal fin margin, and subdued speckled gray color pattern. This species gets quite large and is protected in the U.S.

Item Type:Image
Title:Warsaw Grouper - Epinephelus nigritus
Creator(s):Jones, Daniel
Identification:Sulak, Ken
Date:29 February 2012
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Order Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea Basses & groupers)
Species:Epinephelus nigritus
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic > Brazil
Regions > South America > Brazil
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):100
Latitude:22 deg 00' 00" S
Longitude:40 deg 00' 00" W
Rig:Seven Oceans
Project Partners:Subsea 7
Keywords:grouper big fish Brazil
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:02 March 2012

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