GROUPER WARSAW (Epinephelus nigritus)

A 358 lb warsaw gouper

Record  warsaw grouper 436 lb - 197.5 kg by Steve Haeusler.  Fish was caught off Florida in the Gulf of Mexico.

Capt Kevin Beach with a monster 333 lb -151 kg Warsaw Grouper

A 359-lb grouper warsaw caught in Florida

Warsaw grouper,(Epinephelus nigritus), is a member of the the Serranidae family. It is found in many Carribbean countries like Belize,   Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Panama, USA, and  Suriname.Warsaw grouper  natural habitats are open seas, shallow seas, aquatic beds, and coral reefs. This grouper is a long-lived, reaching up to 6 feet and over 450 pounds. The warsaw's huge mouth enables it to engulf prey whole after capturing it.

DISTRIBUTION: West Atlantic Ocean
MAX SIZE: 450 lb / 200 kg
MAX LENGTH: 78 inch / 200 cm
MAX AGE: Up to 50 years

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