HONEYCOMB GROUPER FACTS
The Honeycomb Grouper is a strikingly marked fish, with round to hexagonal brown spots on the head, body and fins. Some of the spots on the sides may join to form a series of irregular bands. The background color is pale.
length to 28cm
Shallow lagoons, protected seaward reefs. Juveniles are amongst staghorn corals. Depth range 0m - 50m.
The Honeycomb Grouper is found in tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific. In Australia it is found from the western coast of Western Australia, around the north of the country and down the east coast to central coast of New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Honeycomb Grouper|
Relatives in same Genus
Blacktip Rockcod (E. fasciatus)
Flowery Cod (E. fuscoguttatus)
Queensland Groper (E. lanceolatus)
Trout Cod (E. maculatus)
Camouflage Grouper (E. polyphekadion)
Potato Cod (E. tukula)