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All types of grouper fish

Hussien Shrief Mohammed
Fish are vertebrates; The fifth category, which does not breathe air, unlike the first four categories, is amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
The fish differ from each other so there are about 34,000 species of fish that live in fresh and saltwater around the world.

Types of grouper fish
grouper fish

There are Haggar fish, jaw fish, sharks and fish called In skates, ray fish, bony fish, and others, most of these types are cold-blooded, but there are a few types of them that are warm-blooded, and this article will be devoted to identifying the types of grouper fish.

grouper fish

Before getting to know the types of grouper, it is worth taking a look at them, as grouper fish is a type of fish with large heavy bodies, and often lives in warm sea waters, while the colors of most of them range from green and dark brown, but there are a good number of bright colors and wonderful patterns.

It is worth noting that there are some types of grouper fish that can change their color from one pattern to another, and it should be known that there are some species classified as hermaphrodites; That is, it changes its sex during its life cycle, where it begins its life as a female and later turns into a male, and this fish is one of the most famous types of marine food in the world, but some types of grouper fish may carry toxic substances inside them and cause fatal poisoning to their consumers, and the reason for these The toxicity is due to the dinoflagellate that accumulates in its flesh.

 Types of grouper fish

Types of grouper fish
grouper fish

There are many types of grouper fish and they differ according to the environment and the place in which they live, which leads to different behavior, colors, and sizes. For example, the color of fish that live in deep waters is much redder than those that live near the shore, and this is a detail of some types of grouper fish:

Grouper of Goliath

This species lives on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of tropical America and in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, and it can reach 2.5 meters in length and weigh about 455 kilograms.

Potato grouper

This type of grouper is a rare species and is found especially in Japan, in addition to being classified as a species of no concern by the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and it can reach a length of 2.6 meters and a weight of about 110 kilograms.

Camouflaged grouper

Types of grouper fish
camouflaged grouper fish

The camouflaged grouper is widely distributed in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region from the eastern coast of Africa to French Polynesia, in addition to its presence in the Red Sea, where it is found in open seas, shallow seas, tidal beds, coral reefs, rocky beaches, and coastal salt lakes, and is considered a medium-sized fish. With a length of up to 90 cm, this species is most threatened by commercial and recreational fishing and the coral reef fish trade in addition to the habitat degradation of coral reefs.