Giant Grouper – Epinephelus lanceolatus

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Perciformes
  • Family: Serranidae
  • Subfamily: Epinephelinae
  • Genus: Epinephelus
  • Species: Epinephelus lanceolatus
Common names: Giant grouper, mottled brown sea bass Thai name: Plah Mor Talay (ปลาหม้ัอทะเล) Thailand status: Native Max size: 400kg (880b) Diet: Fish, molluscs, crustaceans Habitat: Salt/Brackish water