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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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The Queensland groper is a no-take species - in Queensland, catching and possessing this fish is prohibited," the spokesman reportedly said.
After confronting the man, he made his way back to the bar when a group of lads, believed to be with the groper, began pestering Kenya.
One will assess demersal scalefish stocks along WA s south coast, focusing on the indicator species bight redfish, pink snapper, blue groper and blue morwong.
ACCORDING to Bob Monkhouse,Tommy Cooper could be a violent drunk,Benny Hill a cheap seducer of teenage girls,Ken Dodd was deadly dull off- stage and Frankie Howerd was a serial groper of straight men.
The Hollywood action hero is leading the race for office despite a string of claims that he is a serial groper who once admired Hitler.
He is a serial groper and just cannot keep his hands to himself.
A NIGHTCLUB groper could face a prison sentence after he admitted sexually assaulting five women on the same night in a Teesside venue.
But speaking in California last night he was surrounded on stage by female supporters, in an effort to scotch the persistent media allegations that he is a serial groper.
Marku denied through an interpreter that he was the groper but was convicted of indecent assault and jailed for four months.
A GROPER who continues to deny his actions has been placed on the sex offenders' register for seven years.