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  • n. Plural form of grouper.

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Examples

  • The feeding of the fish was a matter of more interest, and it was striking to observe that the angel-fish and groupers were able to recognize their respective summons to food, for when the keeper tapped one portion of the bridge it gave a sharp cracking sound to which the angel-fish came flocking, while in calling the groupers and other fish, he hit another portion of the bridge, which reverberated in a different tone, and the larger fish dashed through the water to the appointed places.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • “Large predatory fish such as groupers and sharks are vitally important in marine food webs,” Stallings said.

    Sobering’ Decline Of Caribbean’s Big Fish | Impact Lab

  • "At mesophotic depths in Puerto Rico, scientists are seeing fish species that were once common inhabitants of shallow reefs such as groupers, snappers and reef sharks," said Kimberly

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Snorkellers and divers are almost guaranteed to see stingrays, schooling jack and the more common reef tropicals such as groupers, angelfish, parrot fish and barracuda.

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  • Goliath groupers are critically endangered True Goliath grouperare listed on theIUCN red listas critically endangered and are extinct throughout much of their former range across the Greater Caribbean.

    John F. Bruno: Fact Checking the 60 Minutes Segment on Gardens of the Queen

  • Other areas host fish from around the world as well as giant groupers, turtles and sharks.

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  • Gardam's popularity in the United States is late-coming but wildly booming, with singularly devoted readers and curious book groupers alike taking up her books, starting with Old Filth, her novel about Sir Edward Feathers, a retired lawyer coming to terms with his past, and continuing on with the follow-up novel The Man in the Wooden Hat, which further illustrates the story of Eddy, but this time from his wife's perspective.

    Nina Sankovitch: God on the Rocks by Jane Gardam: Looking for Order in a Child's Universe

  • The deep underwater landscape they encountered was populated by lettuce coral, the lace-like star coral and several species of sponges, as well as groupers, snappers and reef sharks, said Appledoorn, who is calling for the protection of the reefs and nearby shallower areas where fish spawn and later retreat to deeper waters.

    Puerto Rico Aims To Protect Newly Discovered Coral Reefs

  • TF: Generally, the red snapper and groupers coming from the Gulf are from a fishery that has vessel monitoring systems.

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Is It Safe To Eat Gulf Seafood?

  • Unfortunately with so many big males being fished out you tend to get an abundance of females with little chance to meet new guys and make baby groupers.

    David Helvarg: Sexy Celebrity Seas

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