The Nassau Grouper

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Introduction
The Nassau Grouper (scientific name: Epinephelus striatus) is a member of the grouper/seabass family (been overfished, and the range has been correspondingly narrowed from its historic distribution. Family Serranidae ) that lives on coral reef in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

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Physical Features
Nassau groupers are large fishes that range in size from 0.25 to 1.22 meters in length and can reach a maximum weight of 25 kilograms. Their thick bodies are light with five dark bars on their backs. They have a diagonal bar from the snout, through their eye, to the dorsal fin and a dark blotch on the base of their tail. They can change colors in a few minutes

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Reference
I got my information from WWW.Google.com and was help by two of my mom”Ms. Ceopatra Rolle” and her two co-worker named Mrs. Karen Musgrove and Mrs. Latoya Powell

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Acknowledgement
Special thanks to my mom
”Ms. Cleopatra Rolle
and her two co-worker
Mrs. Karen Musgrove
And
Mrs. Latoya Powell

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Types of Grouper
There are a lot of Types of Groupers . There are Twenty (20) known groupers , 1. Gag
2. Yellowfin
3. Scamp
4. Yellowmouth Grouper
5. Tiger Grouper
6.Jew Fish
7.Warsaw Grouper

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8.Red Grouper
9.Nassau Grouper
10.Red Hind
11.Rock Hind
12.Coney
13.Gray By
14.Speckle Hind
15.Marbled Grouper
16.Misty Grouper
17.Snowy Grouper
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18.Black Sea Bass
19.Yellowedge Grouper
20.Sand Perch

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Distinguished Features of the Nassau Grouper
The Nassau Grouper is buff-coloured, with five dark brown vertical bars and a large black saddle blotch on top of the caudal peduncle, and a row of black dots below and behind the eye. It has a distinctive dark tuning-fork mark beginning at the front of the upper jaw, extending dorsally along the

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interobital and bifurcating on top of the head behind the eyes. It has another dark band from the tip of the snout through...
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