Grouper

Order: 
Perciformes
Family: 
Serranidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Solid body with a big head. Somewhat prominent lower jaw with 3 rows of depressible teeth. Rounded preopercle, finely serrate. Dorsal fin strongly spiny. Color: dark brown or reddish with irregular spots. Yellow flanks and belly. It can weigh up to 50 kg.

International Designations

Germany: 
Zackenbarsch
France: 
Mérou noir
Italy: 
Cernia
Portugal: 
Garoupa-do-brasil
UK: 
Grouper
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
FAO code: 
GPD
Scientific name: 
Epinephelus marginatus
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
1111
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC