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Warsaw Grouper

The Warsaw Grouper or Epinephelus nigritus is no doubt a massive salt water fish. This monster can grow over 6' in length and weigh in at well over 350lbs. As you can imagine the Warsaw Grouper is a very popular sporting fish and frequently caught in areas from North Carolina to the Florida Keys. These type of Groupers are also found in the Gulf of Mexico and the northern coast of South America. This fish most often caught in depths of 900 feet and above. Also known as the Black Jewfish or Black Grouper they are the only Grouper Fish with 10 dorsal spines. The second dorsal spine is always longer than the first. They have very large mouths in which they swallow their prey whole much like the Large Mouth Bass, but on a much bigger scale!


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