Fishes of Hawai'i
- Bluespotted grouper -
: dark brown or black, body covered with small bright blue spots, posterior vertical banding common
: to about 40 cm
: found on reefs either on coral heads or on the bottom, usually near crevices
: carnivorous, feeding mainly on fishes and crustaceans. Introduced from Moorea into Hawai'i in 1956.
Last update: 1/25/2005