Definition of grouper
: any of numerous fishes (family Serranidae and especially genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca) that are typically large solitary bottom-dwelling fishes of warm seas and include important food fishes
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Even though the actual fish is much smaller when alive and swimming, the meat tastes like a thicker, heartier grouper.
Raw options: tuna, yellowtail, sea bass, monkfish, salmon, grouper.
Sometimes, groupers will even help out with scuba divers hunting invasive lionfish.
Seasonal seafood: Alligator, blue crab, clams, flounder, grouper, king mackeral, mahi mahi, oysters, yellowtail snapper, shrimp, tilapia, tilefish and yellow tuna.
The chefs are supplied with sustainable, mostly local, fish like porgy, fluke and grouper.
Asian catfish, a white-fleshed fish, serves as an impostor for 18 different kinds of more expensive fish, from perch to grouper.
Categories include red snapper, grouper, mangrove snapper, cobia, amberjack, sheepshead and miscellaneous.
Nassau groupers, curious by nature, have become accustomed to feasting on diver-speared lionfish.
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Origin and Etymology of grouper
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Definition of grouper for English Language Learners
: a large fish that lives at the bottom of warm seas
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