The Grouper ID Thread

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The Grouper ID Thread

biggiesmalls
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11 Sep 2016, 05:29 #1

Slender Grouper, Anyperodon leucogrammicus (Courtesy of Reeflex) Max Size: 2'2"


Blue Dot Grouper, Cephalopholis argus (Courtesy of Bishop Museum) Max Size: 2'


Graysby, Cephalopholis cruentata (Courtesy of Brian Mayes) Max Size: 1'5"


Blue Spotted Hind, Cephalopholis cyanostigma (Courtesy of Anders Poulsen) Max Size: 1'4"


Blue Line Grouper, Cephalopholis formosa (Courtesy of Easy Dive 24) Max Size: 1'1"


Coney Grouper, Cephalopholis fulva (Courtesy of FishBase) Max Size: 1'4"


Miniatus Grouper, Cephalopholis miniata (Courtesy of Photoshelter) Max Size: 1'8"


Pacific Graysby, Cephalopholis panamensis (Courtesy of ElasmoDiver) Max Size: 1'3"


Polleni Grouper, Cephalopholis polleni (Courtesy of Akwarium) Max Size: 1'5"


Sixblotch Hind, Cephalopholis sexmaculata (Courtesy of Database of Grouper Diversity) Max Size: 1'8"


Tomato Grouper, Cephalopholis sonnerati (Courtesy of Fishes of Australia) Max Size: 1'10"


Strawberry Grouper, Cephalopholis spiloparaea (Courtesy of Kudalut) Max Size: 1'


African Grouper, Cephalopholis taeniops (Courtesy of Sous les Mers) Max Size: 2'4"


V-Tail Grouper, Cephalopholis urodeta (Courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey) Max Size: 11"


Panther Grouper, Cromileptes altivelis (Courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey) Max Size: 2'4"


Speckled Blue Grouper, Epinephelus cyanopodus (Courtesy of Fishes of Australia) Max Size: 4'


Blacktip Grouper, Epinephelus fasciatus (Courtesy of Diverosa) Max Size: 1'4"


Blue And Yellow Grouper, Epinephelus flavocaeruleus (Courtesy of Oceanario) Max Size: 2'11"


Star-Spotted Grouper, Epinephelus hexagonatus (Courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey) Max Size: 11"


Starry Grouper, Epinephelus labriformis (Courtesy of ElasmoDiver) Max Size: 2'
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11 Sep 2016, 18:22 #2

Bumblebee Grouper, Epinephelus lanceolatus (Courtesy of Dlckwood on ReefCentral) Max Size: 8'10"


Highfin Grouper, Epinephelus maculatus (Courtesy of Fishes of Australia) Max Size: 2'


Honeycomb Grouper, Epinephelus merra (Courtesy of Kudalut) Max Size: 1'1"


Saddle Grouper, Epinephelus spilotoceps (Courtesy of Bishop Museum) Max Size: 1'2"


Spotted Grouper, Epinephelus summana (Courtesy of FishBase) Max Size: 1'8"


Masked Grouper, Gracila albomarginata (Courtesy of FishWise Pro) Max Size: 1'4"


Misty Grouper, Hyporthodus mystacinus (Courtesy of Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) Max Size: 5'3"


Golden Grouper, Mycteroperca rosacea (Courtesy of ElasmoDiver) Max size: 2'10"


Black Saddle Grouper, Plectropomus laevis (Courtesy of FishBase) Max size: 4'1"


Leopard Grouper, Plectropomus leopardus (Courtesy of Dive Harasti) Max Size: 3'11"


Bar-Cheeked Grouper, Plectropomus maculatus (Courtesy of Reef EcoTours) Max Size: 4'1"


Clown Grouper, Pogonoperca punctata (Courtesy of OceansDirect) Max size: 1'2"


Louti Grouper, Variola louti (Courtesy of Diverosa) Max size: 2'9"


White-Edge Lyretail Grouper, Variola albimarginata (Courtesy of FishWise Pro) Max Size: 2'2"
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11 Sep 2016, 18:48 #3

Average Grouper Prices
Slender Grouper: $300+
Blue Dot Grouper: $40+
Graysby: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Blue Spotted Hind: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Blue Line Grouper: $60+
Coney Grouper: $60+
Miniatus Grouper: $60+
Pacific Graysby: ?
Polleni Grouper: $210+
Sixblotch Hind: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Tomato Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Strawberry Grouper: ?
African Grouper: ?
V-Tail Grouper: $80+
Panther Grouper: $20+
Speckled Blue Grouper: $240+
Blacktip Grouper: $50+
Blue And Yellow Grouper: $130+
Star-Spotted Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Starry Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Bumblebee Grouper: $600+
Highfin Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Honeycomb Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Saddle Grouper: $50+
Spotted Grouper: ?
Masked Grouper: $250+
Misty Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Golden Grouper: ?
Black Saddle Grouper: $130+
Leopard Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Bar-Cheeked Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)
Clown Grouper: $90+
Louti Grouper: $70+
White-Edge Lyretail Grouper: ? (Quality Marine has them wholesale)

All species with a question mark and no text afterwards are species that I have seen in private aquaria, but have not seen a price for.
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03 Feb 2017, 02:28 #4

Someone pick up this beauty:
http://www.liveaquaria.com/diversden/ItemD...3+3&ddid=341657

Might have skipped a heartbeat when I saw that fish posted!
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