strawberry grouper

[English] plural strawberry groupers

A red grouper with spots and a blue line along its jaw. It is good to eat and gets its name from the dotting which makes it look like a strawberry. They may be found weighing up to 2½ kilos (5 lb). It is found in reefs and feeds on fish, squid, crabs, and shrimp which make its own flavour high quality.

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