Image: Whitedotted Grouper, Epinephelus polystigma

Whitedotted Grouper, Epinephelus polystigma

A Whitedotted Grouper caught on hook and line at a depth of 2 m to 3 m in a stream on Suavanao, Santa Isabel Province, Solomon Islands, 6 August 2010.

Chris Starkey
© Chris Starkey


The stream had a shallow sandy mouth. The fish was hooked close to mangroves and fallen trees.

In Australia, the Whitedotted Grouper occurs in estuarine and mangrove areas of Cape York, Queensland.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Epinephelus polystigma, Whitedotted Grouper, Serranidae,