ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Dusky grouper (Epinephelus marginatus). This large fish is solitary and territorial. It lives around reefs and rocky seabeds, feeding on crabs, octopuses, and reef fish. It can reach a length of up to 150 centimetres. Groupers are an important food fish. This grouper is a protected species, found in the subtropical waters of the eastern Atlantic Ocean (including the Mediterranean Sea), south-western Atlantic Ocean and round Africa into the western Indian Ocean. Photographed off Levant Island, France, in the north-western Mediterranean Sea.
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