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grouper

 [gro̳p´er]
any of various usually large marine fish of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, found in tropical waters; they are often eaten by humans but sometimes contain ciguatoxin and can cause ciguatera.

grouper

[grōōp′er]
any of various usually large marine fish of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, found in tropical waters. They are often eaten by humans, but sometimes contain ciguatoxin and can cause ciguatera.
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James Chappell of Islamorada, who also contributes to the weekly online Keys forecast, sees "large numbers of grouper start moving into the shallower reefs and patches as the shrimp start to push out of the bay with the cool fronts that come through.
Adnan bin Salah al- Ghassani, Business Development Manager at Al Jazeera Investment Company said that the project implemented by the Company in Sharbathath in the Governorate of Dhofar at a cost of about RO 43 million, will focus on abalone, grouper fish farming.
Previous investigations have provided initial information on the age structure of the dusky grouper in South America and also revealed the absence of reproduction in a coastal population associated with littoral rocky jetties from extreme southern Brazil (Seyboth et al.
Gag Grouper or Black Grouper as it is referred to, is an extremely popular fish with fisherman and foodies alike.
The giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus), Mouse Grouper (Cromileptes altivelis) and the Brown Marbled Grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus) are all found in the coastal waters of Sabah, Malaysia; they are listed as vulnerable, threatened and near-threatened, respectively according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
The minimum size limit for red grouper was reduced from 20 in TL to 18 in TL, effective 18 May 2009 (GMFMC (5)).
Most abundant along Florida's west coast but also found on watery ledges and in crevices and caverns from North Carolina to Brazil, the red grouper excavates and maintains complex, three-dimensional structures that provide critical habitats for the spiny lobster and many other commercially important species in the Gulf of Mexico.
The panels were not asked to determine the most appropriate commercial episode grouper for Medicare claims, but to discuss design issues that must be considered in developing episodes in a value based purchasing context regardless of the episode grouping software used.
The grouper producers were the hardest hit by the Chinese embargo as almost the entire Indonesian production of live groupers is exported and China is the only destination, Director General for Breeding Fisheries Made L.
The eye-catching lionfish, shark and grouper are among a dozen breathtaking underwater images - each the work of an award-winning photographer - that together form a limited-edition calendar.
Because of its limited supply and relatively high price, Florida grouper has been targeted by those who want to profit dishonestly from its popularity, according to the department, and some have sold Asian catfish labeled as grouper.
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