ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Black grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci) in a coral garden. This fish inhabits reefs in the western Atlantic Ocean, from as far north as New England, USA, to southern Brazil. It is a predator, feeding mainly on crustaceans when young and on fish when adult. It can reach a length of around 1.5 metres when fully grown. It is valued both as a game fish and as a food fish, and its flesh is of high quality. Photographed off New Providence Island in the Bahamas, in the Caribbean Sea.
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