Side view illustration of an adult Blue-spotted Grouper. The blue-spotted grouper was introduced to the Hawaiian islands from Moorea, French Polynesia in the late 1950s in an attempt to establish a grouper fishery in Hawaii.

Cephalopholis argus (Blue-spotted Grouper)

Side view illustration of an adult Blue-spotted Grouper. The blue-spotted grouper was introduced to the Hawaiian islands from Moorea, French Polynesia in the late 1950s in an attempt to establish a grouper fishery in Hawaii.

Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Serranidae Cephalopholis argus Blue-spotted Grouper Argus Grouper Peacock Hind Peacock Grouper Peacock Rockcod gamefish invasive aquarium

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2010-01-01
AlbumFauna > Fish
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Project(s)Pacific Island Network science communication products
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