any of various sea basses of the family Serranidae, especially of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, of tropical and subtropical seas.
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It has enabled me to get to know individual moray eels, individual groupers, even individual lobsters.Sylvia Earle Doesn't Just Want to Save the Oceans. She Wants to Make Them Accessible to All | Aryn Baker | November 6, 2021 | Time
From fly-fishing for trout in the Tetons to casting for grouper in the Caribbean, these national park fishing spots are sure to surprise and delight.15 National Park Fishing Spots to Add to Your Bucket List | kklein | September 30, 2021 | Outside Online
Some days Akram, who is being identified by a pseudonym to protect his safety, says he returns to shore by sunset, his boat laden with jalebi fish, mackerel and grouper for the auction in town.A Rusting Oil Tanker Off the Coast of Yemen Is an Environmental Catastrophe Waiting to Happen. Can Anyone Prevent It? | Joseph Hincks | May 14, 2021 | Time
The grouper dives into the hollow, looking for fish whose escape routes have been blocked.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape | Brandon Keim | January 28, 2021 | Nautilus
Under a coral ledge, a day octopus and a brown-marbled grouper meet.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape | Brandon Keim | January 28, 2021 | Nautilus
When the grouper is tender and the sauce is slightly thickened and flavorful, 20 to 25 minutes, and turn off the heat.
My top fish recommendation for this recipe is grouper; it has flesh that cooks and keeps together in the sauce.
This beautiful grouper rivals the rock hind in its gay and varied coloration.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others | James Alexander Henshall
I hardly think a grouper would attack anything as large as a dog out in the open sea.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
"That's a red grouper," said the captain, sparing a glance from his own captive.The Boy Chums Cruising in Florida Waters | Wilmer M. Ely
We got out our fishing-lines, and caught some deep sea-fish, of the grouper species.Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States | Raphael Semmes
Varieties of fish are found here, beautiful to the eye and delicious to the taste: of these, the best is the red grouper.Frank Mildmay | Captain Frederick Marryat
British Dictionary definitions for grouper
a variant of groper
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