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Grouper

Grouper

(Science: zoology) One of several species of valuable food fishes of the genus Epinephelus, of the family Serranidae, as the red grouper, or brown snapper (E. Morio), and the black grouper, or warsaw (E. Nigritus), both from Florida and the gulf of Mexico.

The tripletail (Lobotes).

in California, the name is often applied to the rockfishes.

alternative forms: groper, gruper, and trooper.

Origin: Corrupted fr. Pg. Garupa crupper. Cf. Garbupa.


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the youngest known species

Im a grouper :) Cause i would classify them probably as one species mainly in that iguanas (about birds im not sure). About cyanotbacteria i know that in this group of orgs. are probably the oldest species of this old earth, ...

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by pedro21101
Tue Oct 04, 2005 4:47 pm
 
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the youngest known species

If you are a "separator" (Iā€™m not sure if that is the correct word), instead of a ā€œgrouperā€ there are a LOT of things you could see as very young species. For instance, marine iguanas (are they called green iguanas?) are very different depending on what island they ...

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by February Beetle
Thu Sep 29, 2005 11:05 pm
 
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